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At least 25 dead in Saudi wedding electrical fire

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 18:13

Riyadh: Twenty-five people, among them women and children, have died in Saudi Arabia after a huge fire broke out at a wedding party.

The incident took place in Abqaiq city Tuesday. The fire, caused by a short circuit, engulfed the house where the party was on, an official said.

Thirty injured were shifted to hospitals, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

First Published: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 17:55
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