KUWAIT: Airport customs men discovered a shipment containing 2.4 kilograms of heroin and 500 grams of shabu (methamphetamine), the General Administration of Customs announced yesterday. The drugs were found hidden in an electronic device’s shipment that arrived to Kuwait yesterday. An investigation was opened.

KUWAIT: A fireman battles a blaze in Farwaniya.

Farwaniya fires
Four fire teams battled a blaze reported in a Farwaniya house yesterday. Firemen managed to contain the flames which covered an area of 750 square meters, before extinguishing the blaze, Kuwait Fire Force said. No injuries were reported and an investigation was opened to reveal the case of the fire. Meanwhile, firemen put out a fire reported in three traditional Arab-style homes, and another one in a carpentry in Farwaniya. No injuries were reported in either case.