KUWAIT: Farwaniya rescue teams responded to an emergency call made to help an Arab man who suffers from mobility difficulties due to his heavy weight, and needed to go to hospital. Firemen used a special equipment to left the man and hand him over to paramedics. Separately, Salmiya and Bidaa firemen put out flames that burned car spare parts which were kept in a building's yard in Salmiya. Firemen managed to put out the fire before spreading to nearby stores and cars.

Meanwhile, Kuwait Municipality said that Hawally branch carried out a campaign which resulted in the removal of 217 encroachments on state property, and detected 22 violations of cleanliness rules. Team Leader Ahmad Ramadan said inspectors issued 95 encroachment warnings and 21 warnings inside violating building, removed 258 illegal signs, and placed 17 warning stickers on abandoned cars.

In other news, Interior Ministry Undersecretary Lt Gen Essam Al-Naham visited injured police academy student Dughaiman Al-Humaidi in Sabah Hospital. Lt Gen Naham Conveyed wishes of Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Lt Gen Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah for speedy recovery.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun