CAIRO (Web Desk) – At least eighteen people were killed and another six injured when a firebombs thrown at a hotel in Egyptian capital Cairo, reported an Arab TV.

“The bomber was an employee of the Agouza suburb hotel who was fired recently,” security officials have been quoted as saying.

A rescue operation was started at site following the attack, and injured were rushed to the hospital.

Al Jazeera said that ‘night club’ was located in the basement of the building and attack was followed by an argument between a group of customers and waiters.