At least 25 dead in Saudi wedding electrical fire

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

Last Updated: Oct 31, 2012, 18:13 PM IST

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.
IANS