KUWAIT: A promotion course for policewomen from first class private to corporal in which eight policewomen participated concluded yesterday. The course was held under the patronage of Interior Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Education and Training Affairs Sheikh Faisal Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and in the presence of Director General of the Training Department Maj Gen Anwar A Al-Barjas.
Fire in a paint store
Fire broke out in a paint store in Fahaheel, prompting Fahaheel and Mangaf fire centers to respond. The fire was on the ground floor spread over 350 sq m. The fire also spread to a flat, but was put out without injuries reported.
A call was received about water leaking into a wooden boat near Ouhah Island. Salmiya sea rescue personnel found the boat engines were submerged in water, causing their breakdown. A coastguard patrol provided a water pump to get the water out, then the boat was tugged. The boat had seven crew and more than 300 sheep. No injuries were reported.
By Hanan Al-Saadoun