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Makkah hotel fire under investigation
Investigations have begun into a fire that struck the Hajer Hotel building in Makkah on Sunday with civil defence investigators taking samples from the scene for analysis, and taking statements from witnesses.
- A fire broke out in Makkah early Sunday in the Hajer Hotel, a high-rise under construction. The building is only a few metres away from the Grand Mosque.
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