10 Indians killed in house fire in Soudi Arabia


New Delhi: At least 10 Indians were killed and six others injured today when a major fire ripped through a windowless house in Saudi Arabia.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi said officials of Indian consulate in Jeddah are rushing to Najran following the incident.

The workers, who belonged to a construction company, were living near a gold market area in Faisaliah district.

The fire broke out due to short circuit in an old air- conditioning unit, according to primary information.

Among the six injured workers, four were from India, sources said.

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