RIYADH – A fire at a carpentry workshop in the Saudi Arabian capital has left 10 people dead and three others injured, the Kingdom’s civil defence said on Sunday.
“The Riyadh civil defence put out a fire that broke out at a carpentry workshop in the Badr district of Riyadh,” the Saudi civil defence wrote on its official Twitter account.
— الدفاع المدني (@SaudiDCD) October 15, 2017
It said the victims’ identities had not yet been determined. No information was given on the cause of the overnight fire.
— الدفاع المدني (@SaudiDCD) October 14, 2017
The civil defence posted photos of what appeared to be an enormous lumber yard engulfed in flames, with firefighters working through the night to douse the blaze.