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Eleven women rescued from sinking boat

KUWAIT: The boat is seen after the rescue operation.

KUWAIT: Firemen rescued 11 female citizens after their rented boat started sinking near Kubbar Island. Teams from the Shuaiba and sea rescue fire stations headed to the scene in response to an emergency call, and managed to rescue the women and take them safely to the Fahaheel slipway, Kuwait Fire Force said.

Meanwhile, Qurain and Mubarak Al-Kabeer firemen put out a blaze that started in a garbage container and trees, then spread to a truck and the front wall of a bank’s branch near Qurain Co-operative Society. No injuries were reported and an investigation was opened, Kuwait Fire Force noted.

Firemen battle the blaze in Qurain.
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