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Two children dead, 3 injured in house fire

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: On Saturday, Umm Al-Hayman area woke up to a family tragedy as two Kuwaiti children died and three others were injured after they got stuck in an elevator inside their home that was on fire.

According to a security source, police officers and firefighting teams from Umm Al-Hayman and Mina Abdullah fire stations rushed to the scene after receiving reports about the house on fire.

They managed to rescue five children and their mother and rushed them to the hospital. Two children perished inside the elevator which got stuck as the fire devoured the house from the inside. The source indicated that an investigation has been opened to determine the circumstances which could have led to the start of the fire

By Munif Nayef Al-Seyassah Staff

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