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
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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