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25 dead in Saudi blaze

Posted on Oct 31, 09:23PM | IANS

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.