Laborer dies in freak accident

KUWAIT: A laborer was yesterday killed when he clambered inside a ready mix truck’s mixing bowl to clean it, and his coworker accidently switched it on. A case was filed for investigations.

Fire broke out in a Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh house, prompting Jleeb and Ardiya fire centers to respond. The fire was fought quickly and no injuries were reported. Meanwhile, four fire centers responded to another fire in Jleeb Al-Shyoukh.

Vehicles impounded during a traffic campaign in Ahmadi.
Vehicles impounded during a traffic campaign in Ahmadi.

Traffic campaign
A traffic campaign was launched in Ahmadi governorate to maintain law and order around schools. The campaign resulted in sending nine juveniles to the juveniles’ prosecution for driving without a license, while 18 vehicles were impounded.

Gas leak
A high-ranking source at the Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said officers and non-commissioned officers specialized in dealing with hazardous materials from Mubarak Al-Kabeer center went to Adan Hospital to deal with a leak and determine what type of gas was involved and the need for certain measures. In other news, KFSD held an exercise at the Avenues mall. The exercise simulated a fire at the mall, so Industrial Shuwaikh Fire Center responded. A team handled rescue operations and another fought the fire, as the mall was evacuated in cooperation with policemen.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun

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