Wedding turns into disaster as electric shock kills 25 east of Saudi Arabia

Electric Shock kills 25 east of Saudi Arabia

An electric shock killed 25 people, and wounded 30 others, mostly women, celebrating a wedding in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia early on Wednesday, Al Arabiya correspondent reported.

The wedding was held in “Ain Badr” village, and the disaster occurred when a high voltage power line fell down and touched the metal door of the house where the wedding was being held, according to sources from the Saudi Civil Defense.Most of the casualties were women, and they died as they attempted to escape through the electrified metal door, the Civil Defense sources told. –  Alarabiya.