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Massive building fire leaves 41 dead in Kuwait

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Published: 14:31, 12 June 2024   Update: 17:09, 12 June 2024
Massive building fire leaves 41 dead in Kuwait

A terrible fire broke out at a residential building in the city of Mangaf in Kuwait’s southern Ahmadi Governorate, leaving at least 41 people dead and several others injured.

This was confirmed in a report of Reuters on Wednesday (June 12).

Eid Rashed Hamas from Kuwait police, during a media interview with the Kuwaiti Ministry of Information, said at least 15 of the injured were transferred to nearby hospitals for treatment, including four who were killed in the fire. The figures are not yet final.

Firefighters are still working to extinguish the fire. According to state news agency KUNA, at least 43 were injured and taken to hospitals.

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