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Landmine blast kills Sudanese shepherd

Egyptian dies in accident; Indian escapes with KD 4,450

KUWAIT CITY, May 11: A landmine exploded in Al- Abraq area in Salmi desert, resulting in the death of a 35-year old Sudanese camel herder and serious injuries to a Bangladeshi camel herder. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the accident, securitymen and paramedics rushed to the location to discover one of the camel-herders – a Sudanese national – died on the spot while the other – a Bangladeshi – sustained serious injuries.

The corpse of the deceased victim was referred to the Forensics Department while the injured victim was referred to Jahra Hospital for treatment. Preliminary investigations revealed that the landmine was a remnant of the Iraqi invasion in Kuwait. A case was registered and further investigations are ongoing in this regard. Meanwhile, a 28-year old Egyptian expatriate died and another sustained serious injuries in a traffic accident that took pace on Abdali Road.

According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the accident, securitymen and paramedics rushed to the location to discover one of the victims had died on the spot while the other sustained serious injuries. The corpse of the deceased was referred to the Forensics Department while the injured victim was referred to Jahra Hospital for treatment. A case was registered and securitymen took necessary action in this regard. Meanwhile, an Asian expatriate miraculously escaped death when his vehicle split into two parts after colliding with another vehicle on Wafra Road. Paramedics referred the victim to Adan Hospital for treatment of the minor injuries he sustained.

Rent money stolen: A Kuwaiti real estate owner has filed a complaint with the Jabriya Police Station accusing his Indian building guard of betrayal of trust, reports Al-Anba daily. The man said the suspect collected KD 4,450 in rent money and left the country. In his complaint the man said the incident happened when he was abroad. The Indian guard has been blacklisted.

Female relatives reported: A Kuwaiti citizen in his 30s filed a case against two of his female relatives, accusing them of beating him and damaging his vehicle which was parked in front of his house in Qairawan area. According to security sources, securitymen, while checking the vehicle, noticed blood on it and questioned the citizen about it. He revealed that the blood was of one of the suspects.

By Munaif Nayef Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies

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