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Committees Set up to Probe Haramain Train Station Fire

Committees Set up to Probe Haramain Train Station Fire

Tuesday, 1 October, 2019 - 05:15
Governor of the Makkah region Prince Khalid al-Faisal inspects the Haramain train station after the weekend's fire. (SPA)

Adviser of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of the Makkah region Prince Khalid al-Faisal revealed that several committees will be set up to probe the fire that broke out at the Haramain train station fire over the weekend.


The results of the investigation will be referred to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, he added during an inspection of the station in the Sulaymaniyah district in Jeddah city.


The fire had raged for seven hours before being completely contained by civil defense teams.


Prince Faisal said the second floor of the station and the roof of the building were damaged in the incident. He said it was still early to determine the extent of the damage.


The first and ground floors were unaffected by the blaze.


The probe will reveal how the fire broke out and why, said Prince Faisal, while thanking all parties that took part in dousing the blaze.


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