KUWAIT: Four Kuwaitis were killed and six injured after a pick-up truck they were in rammed into a lamppost at Al-Zour Road yesterday. Three of the injured are in critical condition. An investigation was opened to reveal the cause of the accident.
An Egyptian man’s body was found under the rubble after firefighters battled a blaze reported in a cement company in Abdali, where the victim worked. An investigation was opened. Separately, a fire in a Qurain building’s basement caused a woman to suffer minor suffocation. The building was evacuated and the fire was put out by Qurain and Mubarak Al-Kabeer fire stations.
Customs officers foiled an attempt to smuggle counterfeit brand-named t-shirts. The goods were found aboard a wooden boat arriving from a neighboring country. Samples from the 1,085 t-shirts were sent to concerned authorities, who confirmed they were not genuine.
By Hanan Al-Saadoun