KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: A group of citizens and Egyptians engaged in physical confrontation and fisticuffs following a minor disagreement at a commercial complex in Mangaf area. A security source said the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry received news about the fight and dispatched rescue team to the scene. The officers managed to control the situation and arrested members of the feuding party. Initial investigation revealed that some Egyptians involved in the fight work in one restaurant at the complex where the quarrel started and later developed to involve others outside the restaurant. Necessary legal action will be taken against them.
Probe results soon: Minister of Public Works Abdullah Al-Mutawa will reveal the results of the investigations carried out by the Public Prosecution concerning the phenomenon of flying gravel on many roads in Kuwait, reports Al-Shahed daily. According to informed sources, the names of those involved in this issue will be revealed and the relevant contractors will be banned from taking up future projects with the ministry and will be demanded to pay compensations.
Sick driver injured in crash: A young man sustained injuries when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into three vehicles in Taima, Jahra area, reports Al-Anba daily. Reportedly the young man suffered from a sudden diabetic seizure while driving due to which he lost control of his vehicle. Owners of cars refrained from filing complaints against the damages.
Some schools suspend ‘Tablets’: A number of secondary school administrations have suspended the “Tablet” project because of non-realization of the expected objectives of the project, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources. They revealed that the directors of several schools have informed teachers to stop using the tablets after it was discovered that they were not being used by the students in the expected manner and there was no Internet service in some schools. The sources said it was discovered from the trial of students using tablets for two academic terms that the students did not benefit from the project. They added, “In fact, the negatives outweighed the positives in this regard”.