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Nine Asians perish in Farwaniya blaze

KUWAIT CITY, June 30: Nine Pakistanis and Indians died, and 12 others sustained injuries in a fire that engulfed a house in Farwaniya area on June 30. The injured victims have been referred to Farwaniya and Sabah hospitals and five among them were admitted in the Intensive Care Unit in …

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Arab woman dies, 3 hurt in Salmiya fire – Bedoun stabbed in fight

KUWAIT CITY, June 7: An Arab woman, in her 70s, died while three expatriates suffered from shortness of breath and got burns in different parts of their bodies when fire broke out on the second fl oor of a fourstorey building in Salmiya. Firefighters and medical emergency workers rushed to …

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7 fire brigades tackle Shuwaikh carpentry fire

KUWAIT CITY, May 31: The Operations Room of the Fire Department received information that fire had engulfed a carpentry shop in Shuwaikh Industrial Area, and seven fire brigades were dispatched to the location. Apparently, the fire started in the carpentry shop and spread to neighboring shops selling wood, tires and …

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Court acquits female banker of fraud, forgery – Girl, housemaid perish in fire

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: The Misdemeanor Court presided over by Judge Faisal Al-Askari acquitted a female employee of a local bank of alleged falsification of documents and illegal withdrawal of KD 70,000 from the bank account of a Kuwaiti citizen. According to the case file, an employee in the legal …

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One killed, fireman, woman hurt

KUWAIT CITY, May 9: Fire broke out in a flat on the sixth floor of a residential building in Farwaniya area, resulting in the death of a 45-year old man and injuries and burns to an African woman and a firefighter. According to sources, when the Control Room of Kuwait …

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Kuwaiti criminal’s car goes up in ‘flames’ as he tries to run away from police

KUWAIT CITY, April 6: The security authorities have arrested a 26-year-old Kuwaiti, identified as Wael Ghali, believed to be a criminal who had been sentenced in absentia to five years imprisonment and also wanted in connection with several other crimes, according to a press release issued by the Ministry of …

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No casualties in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh blaze

KUWAIT CITY, April 3: Fire broke out in a two-storey building located on 1,200 sq/m area in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh serving as storage for various items, bicycles, clothes and paints. Acting on information received by the Operation Room of Fire Service Department, a team of firemen reached the scene within 4 …

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Multiple fires tackled

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 23: Fire broke out on the ground floor of a building in Fahaheel area. No injuries were reported but material losses were incurred. According to sources, when the Control Room of Kuwait Fire Service Directorate received information about the fire, firefighters rushed to the location, evacuated 150 …

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Foul play suspected in bus fires

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10, Fire broke out in two buses belonging to a private company in Mangaf area, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to a source, when the Control Room of Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) received information about the two buses on fire, firefighters rushed to the location and extinguished …

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Woman dead, many hurt in Salmiya gas cylinder blast

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 8: An Asian woman died and a number of other individuals sustained burns and injuries when a huge fire engulfed a three-storied building in Salmiya area. When the Control Room of Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) received information about the incident, firefighters rushed to the location with …

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