At a hospital in Jizan, Saudi Arabia more than 25 people have lost their lives and a greater number than 107 people have sustained injuries. The accident happened due to fire at Jizan General Hospital.
It has been confirmed by the Saudi Authorities that the figures are correct but it has not been cleared yet that what is the prime cause behind this fire. The fire initiated at the hospital at 2:30 am local time.
The fire is said to begin at the first floor on which ICU and Maternity ward, both were located. Saudi Authorities rushed to the scene and have initiated the initial investigation measures. It has further been said that at least as 20 fire brigade units were deployed on the site by the Civil Defense Directorate to fight the situation.
Jizan is the capital territory of Jizan region situated in the Southwest Arabia.