67 die in Saudi prison fire

Sixty-seven inmates have died and 20 have been injured in a fire at Saudi Arabia's biggest prison.

    The fire broke out in a Riyadh jail

    Three members of the security forces were also hurt in Monday's fire in the jail in Riyadh, the prison

    service chief announced.

    The chief said a committee set up by Interior Minister Prince Nayef bin

    Abd al-Aziz was already investigating the cause of the fire.

    No further details are available at the moment. 

    SOURCE: AFP


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