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Saudi civil defense extinguish fire in Makkah

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The Saudi civil defense team was successful in putting out fire inside a project aimed to expand the area around the two Mosques - considered some of the holiest sites in Islam - in Makkah on Thursday.

Spokesman for the civil defense Saleh al-Alyani said fire fighters with their water hoses surrounded the area and put out the fire.

The Red Crescent said 11 people were injured.