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377,000 Captagon tablets busted at Abdaly border

Parcel containing four kilograms of cannabis arrives at post office KUWAIT: Abdaly customs officers caught a Syrian driver with 377,000 Captagon tablets upon his arrival from Iraq. The tablets were…

Fire destroys dhow near Sharq fish market

KUWAIT: A dhow was totally destroyed when a huge fire broke out onboard while it was docked near the fish market in Sharq yesterday, said security sources. Strong winds helped…

Officers foil cigarettes smuggling

KUWAIT: Nuwaiseeb land border customs officers confiscated 1,973 cartons of cigarettes with passengers traveling out of the country. The commerce ministry bans such items from being taken out of the…

Forged diplomas discovered, ministry employee arrested

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Ministry of Higher Education announced yesterday the discovery of a number of forged diplomas issued by an Arab country in the past few months for various university stages…

Court rejects cop’s compensation demand

KUWAIT: The court of misdemeanor yesterday rejected a police officer’s demand for KD 20,000 in compensation from two citizens who had assaulted him while on duty on grounds that the…

Driver crashes into Shamiya bank branch

KUWAIT: A citizen suffered bruises after his car crashed into a Shamiya bank branch. Police and paramedics rushed to the scene and found the citizen suffered a medical episode, causing…

No injuries in Jabriya building fire

KUWAIT: Firefighters tackled a blaze reported in a three-storey building in Jabriya yesterday. Firemen arrived to the scene shortly after the fire was reported, and first helped evacuated a woman…

Ministry ordered to compensate driver for rain-damaged vehicle

KUWAIT: A court yesterday ordered the Ministry of Public Works (MPW) to pay a citizen the sum of KD 3,000 in compensation for his vehicle, which was damaged when it…

Three killed, two injured as boats collide in Al-Kout

Fugitive arrested after 13 years at large KUWAIT: Three Asian nationals were killed, a Kuwaiti citizen was critically injured and a coastguardsman sustained an injury after a coastguard boat collided…

Shuwaikh blaze under control

KUWAIT: Firefighters battled a blaze that erupted in car repair workshops in Industrial Shuwaikh Area on Friday, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said. Firefighters from five stations rushed to the…

Joint efforts to combat drugs

KUWAIT: The interior ministry’s relations and security media department said the general department for drugs control and the national guard held a meeting to coordinate their efforts within the ‘Weyyakom’…

Wife found dead in bed

KUWAIT: An Egyptian living in Farwaniya reported that on getting up in the morning, he found his wife was dead in bed besides him. The body was referred to forensics…