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Tag Archives: fire

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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Indian, Ethiopian die of suffocation from burning coal

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: Two expatriates — an Indian and an Ethiopian — died while another Indian is in critical condition due to suffocation caused by burning of coal inside their room in a farm in Abdali area. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior …

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About 70 persons evacuated after ‘blaze’ in Salmiya hotel

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27, (KUNA): Fire broke out in a hotel in Salmiya area. No casualties were reported. According to the Director of Public Relations and Media at Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) Colonel Khaleel Al-Ameer, when the Control Room of KFSD received information about a room on fire inside …

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Infants among six rescued – Car on fire blocks traffic

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2: Six people, among them two infants, were rescued from an apartment that caught fire in Salmiya area before firemen evacuated the building, contained the fire and prevented it from spreading to neighboring apartments. Security sources said the Emergency Operations Room received report about a fire in …

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