By Hanan Al-Saadoun

KUWAIT: Bidaa and Salmiya fire stations responded to a call about a fire in a restaurant caused by a gas cylinder that exploded in the kitchen. The fire was put out, and five injured workers were taken to hospital. An investigation was opened to reveal the cause of the fire.

Policeman attacked
Interior ministry’s relations and security information department said police responded to a call about a man attacking a house. When police asked him for his ID, he refused to hand it then attacked and injured the policeman. The suspect was taken to the police station where he started a fire in the detention cell, causing three policemen to suffer from smoke inhalation, who were taken to hospital.

The suspect is being transferred to concerned authorities. The department also commented on a video clip about a verbal exchange between a policeman and a volunteer at a co-op. It said the policeman was summoned, and when questioned, he was found in violation. Administrative measures and punishment were taken against him.