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25 Die In Saudi Hospital Fire

Posted: Dec 24, 2015 at 2:22 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

At least 25 people have been killed and over 100 injured in an overnight fire that raze a hospital in southern Saudi Arabia.

The fire, which broke out in the intensive care and maternity departments of the Jazan General Hospital, has been put down, and those injured have been transferred to other hospitals in the area, the Civil Defence of the country had stated.

An investigation is under way to find out the cause of the blaze.

The inferno reportedly damaged the interior of the hospital, charring walls and leaving wreckage dangling from the ceiling. This was before the team of not less than 21 civil defence officers helped extinguish the fire.