Saudi Arabia

Video: Massive fire erupts in holy city of Makkah

Yousuf Saifuddin Kapadia, Hesham Salah/Dubai
Filed on September 17, 2020
saudi arabia, makkah, fire, taif, mecca


Civil Defence in Al Taif city are still battling to control the blaze.

A massive fire swept through the holy city of Makkah, burning trees on Amad Mountain, authorities reported on Thursday.

According to a statement tweeted today, teams of Civil Defence in Al Taif city are battling to control the blaze.

In a video posted by Makkah region authority, the flames can be seen covering a big area of the mountain.

The Saudi Civil Defence added that no injuries were reported so far.

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