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Secret behind dolphins, whales death found Freak sandstorm disrupts life

KUWAIT CITY, March 13: The concerned authorities have discovered the secret behind the death of a whales and dolphins in recent times in Kuwait, reports Al-Shahed daily. The secret reportedly lies inside 26 bottles containing a mysterious substance hitherto unknown which is believed to be the main cause of deaths of whales and dolphins which the country has witnessed in recent times. This came after security men received a tip off about a new death of a dolphin measuring 1.20 meters and washed ashore on the Anjafa Beach.

A police patrol dispatched to the site saw signs of emphysema and sores on the body of the dolphin and plastic bottles filled with green color liquid. The bottles have been referred to the criminal lab for examination of its contents. A source pointed out the investigation is still underway to determine the cause of death of these aquatic animals in such large numbers. Meanwhile, many areas in Kuwait on Wednesday were hit by sandstorm, causing low visibility which affected traffic movement, reports Al-Anba daily. Meterological expert Essa Ramadan explained on Twitter that the sandstorm was caused by northwesterly winds and the temperature is expected to drop in the coming days. Meanwhile, the Information Systems Management at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) confirmed the dust storm did not affect air traffic and did not cause delay in any of the flights scheduled for Wednesday. He said that in case of any sudden change in weather, flights will be directed to other airports to guarantee the safety of passengers.

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