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Eight Kuwaitis aboard a burning yacht rescued

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Dense smoke emanating from the yacht as the fire destroyed the boat completely

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1: Firefighters and Coast Guard men rescued eight Kuwaitis from certain dead after their yacht caught fire while they were on a cruise in Rikza opposite to Marina Beach, reports Al-Rai daily.

The daily added, as soon as the Operations Room of the Ministry of Interior received a report that the yacht was on fire, help was dispatched to the area and the fire was put out. It is believed the man aboard the yacht jumped in the sea to escape from the blaze. The yacht was completely destroyed. In the meantime, investigations are underway to identify the cause of the fire

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