Five killed in deadly yacht blaze

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

Five peo­ple were killed and sev­eral oth­ers wounded in a yacht fire off the south­ern re­sort of Khairan yes­ter­day, the fire de­part­ment said. Coast­guards and fire­men man­aged to con­trol the fire, the de­part­ment said in a state­ment, adding in­ves­ti­ga­tions are un­der­way to de­ter­mine the cause of the deadly blaze. Eleven am­bu­lances and two mede­vac chop­pers were dis­patched to the scene. The de­ceased in­clude three uniden­ti­fied women, a man and a child. An­other per­son was re­vived by paramedics and air­lifted to hospi­tal for fur­ther treat­ment.

KUWAIT: Paramedics rush a vic­tim to hospi­tal fol­low­ing a fire on a yacht off Khairan yes­ter­day.

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