By Hanan Al-Saadoun
KUWAIT: Three people died and two others were injured in an accident reported in Kabd Saturday. First responders rushed to the scene following an emergency call reporting an accident between a tanker truck and a sports utility vehicle. Five men were inside the SUV, and paramedics pronounced three of them dead – all Indian nationals – on the scene, while the other two – Indian and Pakistani nationals – were rushed to Farwaniya Hospital. The 26-year-old Indian truck driver was unharmed in the accident, and he was taken in police’s custody for questioning. An investigation was opened into the accident.
Salmiya firemen put out a blaze that broke out in a boat at Ras Al-Salmiya Club Saturday. The boat was tugged away from other boats before the flames were put out. No injuries were reported.
A policeman was stopped at night by three persons who asked him about the reason he was out during curfew hours. The cop then introduced himself as a policeman, and asked them for their IDs. At that point, the suspects attacked him, took his police badge, civil ID and his car keys then escaped. The officer filed a complaint at Qurain police station, and detectives were assigned to investigate the case.