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Filipina, Lankan maids die in fire – Souk Mubarakiya shop ablaze

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9: Two women — a Filipina and a Sri Lankan — died in a fire that engulfed the house of a Kuwaiti citizen in Adan area. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the house on fire, firefighters rushed …

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Another fire in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Aug 6, (Agencies): A fire broke out Sunday at another high-rise tower in the Dubai Marina, just days after a blaze struck one of the world’s tallest residential towers in the same neighborhood. Authorities quickly extinguished Sunday’s fire at the Tiger Tower and said it injured …

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Caught in act – ‘Chemical’ seized

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: Officers from Qashaniya police station foiled an attempt by an Egyptian expatriate to cart away 20 dozens of cigarettes and KD 100 cash he stole after breaking into the cooperative society at night through the backdoor and disconnecting the electricity. A security source said officers on …

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Family trapped in fire rescued – Court acquits bedoun of forging docus

KUWAIT CITY, July 25:   Two firemen inhaled smoke and suffered breathing difficulty, alongside two members of a family of 12 individuals — including women and children who were trapped in a fire at their three-storey house in Oyoun area.  A source said the Operations Room of the Fire Department received …

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Fire destroys bachelors accommodation

KUWAIT CITY, July 24: Fire engulfed a three-storey building for bachelors in Khaitan area, and firemen dealt with it without recording any human casualty Public Relations and Media Department stated firemen rushed to the location, evacuated the building and prevented the flames from spreading to neighboring houses. Statement added the …

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7 hurt in Mishref pastry shop blast

KUWAIT CITY, July 11, KUNA: Seven people were injured, four seriously, in an explosion that took place in a pastry shop in Mishref Cooperative Society on Tuesday, the fire department said. Firefighters rushed to the pastry shop, located in Branch II of the Society, located in Block Four in Mishref …

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7 firemen injured in Avenues expansion blaze

KUWAIT CITY, July 6: Just a few days after the huge fire that engulfed a building in Sharq area, a similar fire broke out in a building under construction in the Avenues Mall in Al- Rai area. The fire was extinguished in record time by 70 firefighters from four fire …

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3 firemen hurt in massive Sharq fire

KUWAIT CITY, July 1: Twelve teams, which consisted of 180 firefighters, took part in taking out the fire that broke out in an under-construction building in Sharq area, causing injury to three of them, the Fire Public Relations Department said Friday. A statement by the administration said the operation center …

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Fodder fire near Al-Salmi controlled; ‘Drifter’ nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: The huge fire that broke out at an open area used for storying fodder at km. 1 of Al-Salmi highway last night was controlled, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) announced Wednesday. Fire engines from Al-Jahra, Al-Ardiya and Al-Salmi rushed to the site and battled the fire …

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At least 12 dead in London inferno

LONDON, June 14, (Agencies): At least 12 people perished on Wednesday after a massive inferno tore through a London apartment block, with witnesses reporting terrified residents had leapt from the tower and dropped their children in a desperate bid for survival. As smoke continued to billow from the gutted building, …

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