KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: A 1988-born Kuwaiti citizen was arrested at Kuwait International Airport in possession of a weapon. According to security sources, the citizen went into the airport with a weapon, pointed it to his head and threatened to commit suicide while shouting, “I am the Mahdi. I want to liberate Palestine”.
Officers at the airport requested him to stop but he continued shouting. With the help of other passengers, they controlled him and pulled the weapon from his hand.
They checked the weapon and discovered there were no bullets. The officers checked his details and discovered he was a former airport employee. He was arrested and referred to the State Security Department.