Cape town fire guts South African parliament
In South Africa, more than 35 firefighters battled a fire outbreak in the country’s national parliament building in Cape Town.
According to an official, the fire started in the early hours of the morning in the third-floor offices spreading to the National Assembly chamber.
A dark plume of smoke and flames could be seen rising from the building in the centre of the city.
The flames are also threatening the building’s roof.
It was recalled that, last year, another fire destroyed treasures from the prestigious Cape Town University library.