Saudi Woman Burns Home After Husband Goes On Second Honeymoon


World | Press Trust of India | Updated: May 18, 2016 19:43 IST






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The woman, who has been married for 10 years, was shocked to receive a text message from her husband. (Representational Image)


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  1. The woman, married for 10 years, got a text message from her husband






  1. She set her home on fire in a fit of rage, later called for assistance
  2. Fire department said one child reportedly was harmed in the blaze





A mother of six in Saudi Arabia has burnt her house after learning that her husband had gone abroad for a second honeymoon, a media report said today.

The woman, who has been married for 10 years, was shocked to receive a text message from her husband, that he married a second wife and was travelling abroad with her for their honeymoon, Gulf News reported.

In a fit of rage, she set her home in Jazan port city on fire. However, when she saw the house being engulfed by the blaze, she raised an alarm for assistance from her neighbours, Saudi news website Al Sada reported.

The fire was doused by the fire brigade. A fire official said that one child, reportedly aged five, was harmed in the blaze. The case was referred to the police for investigation.