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Firemen battle Farwaniya building, Free Trade Zone fires

Man hurt after jumping from second floor

 By Hanan Al-Saadoun

KUWAIT: Farwaniya and Jleeb firemen battled a blaze in an Arab-style house in Farwaniya Tuesday. The fire started in an electricity meter on the ground floor. A man was injured after he jumped from the second floor in an attempt to escape, and medics took him to hospital. An investigation was opened to reveal the cause of the fire. Meanwhile, firemen from four fire stations doused a blaze that caught the outer cover panels of a free zone building. No injuries were reported, as investigations are underway to determine the cause of the fire.

Pure cocaine in 3 golf balls

KUWAIT: Airport customs officers foiled an attempt to smuggle 32 grams of pure cocaine, which were hidden in three golf balls that arrived in a shipment from Canada on Tuesday. Investigations are underway to identify and arrest the person who imported the drugs.

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