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15 tourists and pilgrims killed in Saudi Arabian hotel fire

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The Holy city of Madinah in Saudi Arabia was the place for a terrible hotel fire that killed 15 tourists and pilgrims and injured 130 more on Saturday.

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The Holy city of Madinah in Saudi Arabia was the place for a terrible hotel fire that killed 15 tourists and pilgrims and injured 130 more on Saturday.

Around 700 pilgrims were staying at the hotel in Madinah, in western Saudi Arabia, to perform the Umrah pilgrimage.

Egyptian State TV reported all 15 victims were from Egypt.

The fire broke out in the afternoon and was brought under control a few hours later, with survivors were transferred to other hotels in the city.

Authorities have launched an investigation into the cause of the blaze.

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