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Fire in Kuwait building kills 49 foreign workers


The fire broke out at a building housing foreign workers, but the nationalities of those who died have yet to be confirmedVehicles are parked next to a building damaged following a deadly fire, in Mangaf, southern Kuwait, Jun 12, 2024. REUTERS/StringerVehicles are parked next to a building damaged following a deadly fire, in Mangaf, southern Kuwait, Jun 12, 2024. REUTERS/StringerAt least 49 people were killed in Kuwait on Wednesday after a fire broke out in a building housing foreign workers, with Kuwait's deputy prime minister accusing property owners of committing violations that contribute towards such incidents. The interior ministry, which said the death toll had risen to 49, was investigating, searching the site for victims and working to identify those who had died, state media reported. Another senior police commander told state television that many people had died from smoke inhalation, and dozens were rescued.


Source: bd News24 June 13, 2024 15:21 UTC



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