The Haramain high-speed rail station in Jeddah that links the holy cities of Mecca and Medina was engulfed in flames on Sunday:

Also in Jeddah this weekend, the Saudi king’s personal bodyguard was shot and killed in what the kingdom said was a “personal” dispute:

So, WTF is really going on?

Early footage of the blaze:

Some people had to be rescued from the roof of the building:

Reports are coming in that the building “has begun to collapse”:

A view from inside the station:

The latest if the fire if fully under control:


Tags: Jeddah