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Makkah hotel hit by blaze, no injuries

MAKKAH, May 28, 2016

A 20-storey hotel in Saudi city of Makkah was hit by fire on Friday morning, forcing immediate evacuation of the visitors. There were no reports of any injuries.

Blaze engulfed the 7th floor of the building located at Shuhada neighbourhood and gutted the structure’s facade, reported Arab News.

Civil Defence personnel immediately swung into action and brought the fire under control before it could spread to the adjacent buildings.

The security authorities have launched an inquiry into the incident, said the report.

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