KUWAIT: A woman died after she was hit by a vehicle at the Airport Road yesterday. The woman was attempting to cross the road opposite to Industrial Shuwaikh when a vehicle came by and hit her, according to eyewitnesses. Paramedics arrived to the scene shortly after the accident was reported, but discovered that the victim had already succumbed to her injuries. Her body was left for the coroner. Meanwhile, police apprehended the driver of the car that was involved in the accident for questioning. Separately, a second year student at Saad Al-Abdullah Academy was involved in a collision on Fifth Ring Road near the Avenues mall, and lost his leg as a result.
No injuries in fires
Fire broke out in a Farwaniya building, so Farwaniya, Ardhiya and technical rescue centers responded. The fire was in a sixth-floor apartment. Firemen divided into teams of evacuation, operation and firefighting as the building had people in it. Firemen contained the fire and kept it from spreading. No injuries were reported. Meanwhile, a house caught fire in Mahboula with Mangaf, Fahaheel, and Um Al-Haiman centers responding. The fire was in a makeshift building covering an area of 250 sq m. The house was evacuated and fire was kept from spreading. No injuries were reported.
Gambling den closed
Kuwait Municipality’s emergency team in Ahmadi raided a gambling den, which was closed through an administrative order.
By Hanan Al-Saadoun