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Saudi Arabia: Fire at hospital kills 25 people, leaves 107 injured


Riyadh, Dec 24: At least 25 people were killed and 107 injured after fire broke out at a hospital in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, media reported.

The fire broke out the intensive care unit (ICU) and the maternity department of the Jazan General Hospital in Jazan, reported BBC.

Fire kills 25 people in S Arabia

The CDD announced that the "Jazan hospital accident is now over and investigation is underway to find out its reasons."

No more details were immediately available.

Those injured in the fire are reported to have been transferred to private and general hospitals in the area.

The reason of fire is yet to be known.

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