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A hotel fire in Makkah killed 8 Pakistanis and hurt 6 others.

The Foreign Office (FO) said on Saturday that a fire at a hotel in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, killed eight Pakistanis and hurt six more.

In a statement released today, the FO said, “An terrible fire in a hotel in Makkah is said to have killed eight Pakistanis and hurt six others.

It also said, “Our Mission in Jeddah is in touch with local authorities to help the victims and their families.”

State-run Radio Pakistan said that Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif was very sad about the deaths of the Pakistani visitors.

It also said that the premier sent his thoughts and sympathy to the families of the dead.

Radio Pakistan says that PM Shehbaz told the Ministry of Religious Affairs to help the families of the people who died and give the hurt the best medical care possible.

Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori also sent his sympathy and said he was “with the families of the dead in this time of sorrow.”

In September 2019, there was a fire at a new high-speed train stop in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah. Five people were hurt.

In December 2015, a fire at a hospital in the south of the country killed at least 25 people and hurt 107 others. In August of the same year, a fire broke out in a complex where Saudi Aramco workers lived. At least 11 people died and 219 were hurt.