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Kuwait Army says northern border secure

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KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28, (Agencies): Kuwaiti Army troops on Saturday pin pointed the crashing site of a single rocket near the international border with neighboring Iraq, the military announced. The Kuwait Army General Staff Command said in a statement, after a full surveillance conducted by special personnel of the army and the Ministry of Interior Saturday morning, covering the whole international joint borders with the Republic of Iraq, it was determined that a single Katyusha missile had landed near the region causing no human or material losses.

The army statement affirmed what it had stated earlier that the northern border region is secure and stable. The general staff command had denied reports saying that three missiles crossed the border region targeting vicinity of an American military base, affirming that the Kuwaiti borders are stable and secured. Meanwhile, the Al-Qabas daily said the situation on the Kuwaiti-Iraqi border is stable and the missile fired from the Iraqi territory ‘a day earlier’ did not target Kuwait.

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