KUWAIT CITY, Feb 23: An unidentified Kuwaiti has been arrested and detained at the Sabahiya Police Station, after he almost caused disaster at a gas station in the area, reports Al-Rai daily.
According to security sources, the man who allegedly has a file at the Psychiatric Hospital, entered the gas station and shouted slogans against the United States of America and set fire to a cloth what looked like an American flag.
The security sources quoting the workers said, the man climbed out of the car and they believed he wanted to refuel the car, but instead took out a piece of cloth that looked like an American flag and set fire to it, but before the fire station could go up in flames, workers and a number of other motorists put out the fire and attempted to control the man. He managed to get into his car and fled from the scene after hitting and injuring two motorcyclists.
In the meantime the workers informed the Operations Room of the Ministry of Interior. Police then combed the area and arrested the suspect. The two motorcyclists who were injured were taken to the Adan Hospital by ambulances. The man is being interrogated