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Mangaf labour camp fire: Death toll crossed 45

Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Mangaf labour camp fire: Death toll crossed 45

In the tragic incident of fire at a company labour camp in Mangaf, the death toll crossed 45. Majority of those deceased are Indians. Several people are also injured in the incident, including some in critical condition. All have been taken to several nearby hospitals for necessary medical treatment, the ministry said. Medical teams are doing their utmost to provide due medical care to those injured in the building fire, it reassured.

The fire incident happened on Wednesday morning around 4:am and is suspected to be from the gas cylinder stored in the watchman's room. According to report, nearly 160 people were living in it, who are workers of the same company.

The Minister of Interior Sheikh Fahad Al-Yousuf Al-Sabah visited the incident site and ordered police to apprehend the owner of the building where a fatal blaze that occurred Wednesday, the building's janitor, as well as the owner of the company responsible for the workers who live in said building pending the end of the criminal evidence personnel's examination of the scene.

Indian Ambassador to Kuwait Dr Adarsh Swaika also visited the site and assured all assistance to complete any official formalities and to those who are admitted to the hospital.

Sheikh Fahad added that he gave orders to Kuwait Municipality and the Public Authority for Manpower to launch immediate action to address similar violations where large number of workers are crammed into one residential building, and make sure that all safety requirements are in place in order to prevent similar incidents in the future.


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Ashraf S
Thursday, June 13, 2024
Deepest condolences and prayers.

Naveen CP
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Very sad & shocking incident🙏🏻May the departed souls be rested in eternal peace forever🙏🏻May the injured be blessed with speedy recovery🙏🏻

Abdur Rahman
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Indian Embassy and Kuwait Municipality should visit Al-Arabiya Electronics Accommodation, there are one Room 4 Each in two bed apartment and hall also 4 person total 12 person in one Room with one bathroom , lot of gas cylinder mostly worker are from India management eyepaint the are treatment with staff very bad.

Iqbal Miyajiwala
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Inna lillahey wa Inna elaihey raajeoun! Heartfelt condolences to the immediate families of all deceased workers who must have had several commitments towards their families residing in India. May their souls rest in eternal peace.

Mirza
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
My heart are filled with sorrow upon hearing the news about the loss of precious life. My most sincere condolences go out to deceased family.

Shihab
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Deep Condolence

Rajeesh
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Sir kindly take action in some kaitan and fahaheel areas are 5 or 6 Room by 2 Bedrooms main.so it''s also peoples will couldn''t escape because of more extra rooms in
More extra rooms means exara Gas cylinder also we can finding there

Abdul Azeem
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Very sad may Allah shower mercy on them
All the buildings security need to be revisited

Madaswamy Subramanian
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
90% of company accomantion like this only
Single room 8 persons
There is no rule and law in Kuwait

Syed Arif
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Deepest condolences to the families of those who tragically lost their lives. Wish early and full recovery to those who have been injured.

Ravin
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Really shocking & tragic news .

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