Saudi Arabia's Najran fire: List of Indians killed

Bangladeshis among 11 killed in Saudi Arabia fire

The team of senior diplomats at Indian Consulate here have been working round the clock to assist families of victims of the Najran fire tragedy. "Our staff is rushing by the first flight available", she stated.

The External Affairs Minister also said that she has spoken to Consul General Jeddah over the same.

The blaze broke out at a three-storey house that does not have windows.

A huge fire engulfed a windowless house in Najran, Saudi Arabia, claiming the lives of eleven migrant laborers. "Eleven people died of asphyxiation, and six others were injured", the report quoted Najran Civil Defence spokesman Abdullah Al-Farie as saying.

The fire broke out due to short circuit in an old air-conditioning unit, according to primary information. Our Consul General is in touch with the Governor of Najran.

The workers who were living in the building were employed by a construction firm. "He is updating me on regular basis", Ms Swaraj replied in a series of tweets.

"We have identified that all 11 dead were Indians and are trying to communicate with their families". A Bangladeshi national died and six other people were injured in the Najran blaze.

The governor's office will be supervising the committee, which will include representatives from the Civil Defense, Municipality and the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, it said.

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