| 15|| 130|
| February 8, 2014 (2014-02-08)|
Medina, Al Madinah Region, Saudi Arabia
Electrical short circuit
The 2014 Medina hotel fire was a hotel fire that occurred in a hotel in Medina, Saudi Arabia. The fire killed at least 15 people and another 130 were wounded.
2014 Medina hotel fire Wikipedia
Around seven hundred pilgrims from different countries were staying at the hotel in Medina to perform the Umrah. An electrical short circuit caused a fire to break out in the hotel. Fifteen Egyptian pilgrims were killed and one hundred and thirty other pilgrims were injured as a result of the fire. It took the rescue teams around two hours to put out the fire completely.