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29 Sep 2019 | 06:23 PM UTC

Saudi Arabia: Fire leaves five injured at Jeddah train station September 29

Saudi Arabia News Alert

Fire leaves five injured at Haramain high-speed rail station in Jeddah September 29; rail traffic suspended on the line until further notice

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/29/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/1/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Riyadh). COUNTRY/REGION Jeddah

Event

A fire at Jeddah's Haramain high-speed rail station has reportedly left at least five people injured on Sunday, September 29. The blaze broke out around 12:35 (local time), and smoke continued to pour out from the roof hours later; many sections of the fire have reportedly been brought under control.

Rail traffic on the line has been suspended until further notice, and consequent train cancelations are to be expected over the coming days.  

Advice

Individuals in Jeddah are advised to monitor developments, avoid the vicinity of the rail station, confirm train timetables, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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