Fire on Hotel Ishraq Al-Madina, Madinah, February 2014
15 people were found dead and 130 people were injured in the incident of fire on Hotel Ishraq Al-Madina, Madinah. This incident happened on Saturday, February 8th, 2014, based on the statement of Madinah Governor in Arab News.
This fire incident happened at 14:33, and finished at approximately 17:00. The Governor of Madinah, Prince Faisal bin Salman said that this incident is caused by short-circuit, but he still continue on finding more clues about this incident.
30 people were treated on the spot, and the other were sent to King Fahd Hospital and Ansar Hospital. Based on the report, Ansar Hospital received 4 dead bodies and 91 injured people. The report said that these 4 people dead because it was really hard to breathe.
Some of the people who were in the hotel run away from the fire to the ground, but some of them were trapped on the top of the roof. In this incident, 12 of the dead bodies were Egyptians.
We hope there will not be any incident like this anymore. May Allah protects us all.