More than 20 dead in Saudi hospital fire

More than 20 dead in Saudi hospital fire
By Euronews with BBC
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Blaze started in intensive care and maternity


At least 25 people have been killed in a fire in a hospital in Saudi Arabia.

More than a hundred have been injured in the blaze, which started in the intensive care and maternity departments of the Jazan General Hospital in the south of the kingdom.

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Officials say the fire is now out and an investigation is underway.

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The injured are being treated in other hospitals in the area.

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