Syr­ian girl killed as fire rav­ages Spring Camp in Jahra area

Two women dead in crash

Kuwait Times - - FRONT PAGE - By Hanan Al-Saadoun

A Syr­ian girl was killed while her mother and brother were in­jured when a fire broke in a Jahra spring camp yes­ter­day, said se­cu­rity sources. Fire­men rushed to the scene shortly af­ter the fire was re­ported, but the vic­tim had al­ready suc­cumbed to her in­juries by the time they ar­rived, the sources added. Pub­lic Re­la­tions Di­rec­tor at Kuwait Fire Ser­vice Direc­torate (KFSD) Khalil Al-Amir ex­tended con­do­lences to the vic­tim’s fam­ily. He also urged campers to avoid us­ing elec­tric-pow­ered heaters in­side or around tents, and switch off power gen­er­a­tors be­fore fall­ing asleep.

Fatal crash

Two Kuwaiti women were killed af­ter los­ing con­trol over their ve­hi­cle, which turned over near King Fa­had high­way yes­ter­day. Fire­fight­ers, paramedics and po­lice ar­rived to the scene in re­sponse to an emer­gency call, and soon dis­cov­ered that the vic­tims had died. The bod­ies were taken to the coroner. Mean­while, a case was filed to in­ves­ti­gate the causes of the ac­ci­dent. Sep­a­rately, a po­lice­man was killed and his com­pan­ion was gravely in­jured af­ter los­ing con­trol over their ve­hi­cle which turned over along the Sixth Ring Road, said se­cu­rity sources.

Fire drill

A fire drill was recently con­ducted at the cen­tral pri­son to fa­mil­iar­ize both pri­son guards and in­mates with the stan­dard pro­ce­dures to fol­low in case of a fire, said se­cu­rity sources not­ing that the drill was or­ga­nized by the civil de­fense, KFSD and at­tended by the cor­rec­tional fa­cil­i­ties, forces and doctors.

Mu­nic­i­pal­ity cam­paign

Ah­madi mu­nic­i­pal­ity recently in­spected Sabahiya, Man­gaf, Abo Hlaifa, Jaber Al-Ali and Fa­ha­heel in­dus­trial ar­eas to stop street ven­dors and re­move vi­o­la­tions, said Ahamdi mu­nic­i­pal­ity man­ager Fa­had Al-Shetaili not­ing, that the tour re­sulted in fil­ing nine ci­ta­tions for bad health con­di­tion, hir­ing la­bor with­out health cer­tifi­cates, us­ing ex­pired health li­censes and road block­age.

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