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Saudi groom calls civil defense to rescue wedding night

A strong sandstorm cut the power on the wedding, jeopardizing the big night

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An anxious Saudi groom called on the civil defense to help restore power to his wedding celebration on Saturday, after a strong sandstorm cut the power, jeopardizing the big night.

Forces responded immediately and restored power to the celebration using its power generators for three hours, Mohammad Al-Hammadi, spokesman of Riyadh Civil Defense, told Al Arabiya net.

The storm affected several areas in the Saudi capital and its suburbs.