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Family plucked from burning yacht

Dense smoke billows from the burning yacht

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 8: The Coast Guard men rescued four Kuwaitis – a father and his three sons – after a fire broke out in their yacht off Umm Al-Maradim Island, reports Al-Rai daily.

A security source said that the Coast Guard boats and Sea Rescue firemen rushed to the spot after the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry received a distress call and put out the fire which had engulfed the engines. One of the victims who showed signs of fatigue was taken to the Kheiran health center.

His condition is reported as ‘stable’. Fire-fighters controlled the fire in record time, but could not prevent the yacht from sinking

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