KUWAIT: Farwaniya police authorities closed two locally run liquor factories in Riqee and Andalus. A security source said the two factories were considered to be the main source of liquor for Jleeb. According to informed sources several Asians were running the factory by producing, storing and selling liquor in an Andalus house. The house was raided and 247 liquor bottles were confiscated along with 214 full containers of manufacturing equipment. In the Riqee factory, 272 bottles were found along with a vehicle with liquor bottles in it.
Fire directorate operations received a call about a fire in Doha, prompting Sulaibkhat fire center to respond. The fire was in the third floor of a building, so it was evacuated and the fire was put out. Only material losses were reported.
By Hanan Al-Saadoun