‘Illegal’ fish auction stopped

By Hanan Al-Saadoun

KUWAIT: Several fishermen attempted to hold an auction at Kout Market despite the current ban on fish auctions which authorities imposed as a precaution against the coronavirus (COVID-19) spread. Police and commerce ministry inspectors stepped in to stop the auction, and legal measures were taken against the fishermen.

Salmiya fight
Police received a call about a fight in Salmiya, so policemen went to the scene and found two bloodied Asians on the ground with abdomen wounds. Both were taken by paramedics to hospital as investigations are underway.

Car fire
Firemen from the Salmiya and Bidaa fire stations responded to a call about a car on fire inside the basement garage of a Salmiya building. The blaze was put out and no injuries were reported.

Smoke detectors
Kuwait Fire Service Directorate Director General Maj Gen Khalid Al-Mikrad received the head of Cooperatives Union Meshal Al-Sayyar, accompanied by several members. They discussed the issue of supplying smoke detectors to co-ops to be distributed to shareholders free or for a nominal sum to protect lives and property.

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