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152 expats deported for driving without license

KUWAIT: Ministry of Interior’s Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Abdullah Al-Muhanna announced that 152 expatriates were arrested and immediately deported for driving without a driver’s license. In this regard, the ministry’s Public Relations And Security Media Director Brigadier Adel Al- Hashash stressed that the ministry keeps transmitting awareness messages in both Arabic and English so that non-Arabic speaking expatriates would get the message and realize the danger they pose on others and on themselves by violating traffic rules including driving without a license.

Fire in Hawally building A fire recently broke out on the third floor of a Hawally building used as private clinic. Security sources said that firemen from Hawally and Salmiya rushed to the scene where they divided themselves into firefighting, evacuation and ventilation teams. Three people who had been trapped on the floor were rescued and treated for smoke inhalation.

Fire in Mansouriya Similarly, a fire recently broke out in a Mansouriya house, said security sources, noting that firemen from Shuhada and Hilali centers rushed to the scene where they controlled the fire and rescued some of the tenants who had been trapped by the flames and smoke. Those rescued were treated on site for smoke inhalation.

Fire at Doha port In another incident, a fire broke out in a fodder shipment stored on an area of 100 square meters at Doha port, said security sources. The port firemen responded to the scene and successfully managed to control the fire within 35 minutes without any casualties.

Car fire Also, a fire broke out in a vehicle in Abu Halifa. Firemen from Mangaf rushed to the scene where they controlled the fire without reporting any casualties.

Four trapped in separate accidents Two Arab expatriates were recently trapped inside the wreckage of their vehicle when it collided into another along King Fahad highway, said security sources, noting that firemen rushed to the scene where they had to cut the wreckage open to release the two trapped people and hand them over to paramedics. In a similar incident, a man was trapped in his vehicle’s wreckage when it crashed into another vehicle in Jaber Al-Ali. Qurain firemen rushed to the scene and managed to release the man by cutting the crumpled vehicle steel. Also, a man in his seventies was seriously injured when he lost control over his vehicle and it turned over along Wafra road. Wafra firemen released the man from the wreckage.

Trapped inside elevator A man was trapped inside an elevator at Aziziya shopping mall recently. The elevator malfunctioned and firemen from Mangaf rushed to the scene, where they rescued the man and treated him for breathing difficulty.

Police insulted A sergeant major on a mall patrol reported that two citizens insulted him while on duty at Al- Bairaq Shopping Mall. After spotting the two suspects harass other shoppers, the sergeant said he attempted to arrest them, but they both started insulting him and tried to assault him but he managed to control and apprehend them. A case was filed.

Fight A Syrian and a Jordanian were rushed to Adan hospital for treatment following a scuffle between them in which they used sharp objects, said security sources noting that an investigation would be done afterwards.

RPG found A citizen reported finding a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) at an open yard in Mahboula, said security sources. Bomb squads were called to the scene and handled the weapon

Drug arrest The public prosecution recently charged an Indian man with trading in drugs. During a sting operation, an agent from the Drugs Control General Department agreed to buy 20 grams of heroin from him where he was arrested in his room with one kilogram of raw heroin. The suspect later confessed that he works for a central prison inmate, where he receives orders by phone and places the drugs near transformers or beside trash dumpsters.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun

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This article was published on 07/07/2015