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Teachers hurt in school fire; Reckless drivers arrested

KUWAIT: Firefighters pictured inside a school in Rawda where a fire was reported yesterday

KUWAIT: Fire broke out at Nusaiba bint Kaab Intermediate School for Girls in Rawda, prompting Shuhada, Hawally and technical rescue centers to respond. The fire was in a classroom that contained computers. Teachers evacuated the school before firemen arrived to the scene. Two teachers suffered from smoke inhalation and were treated onsite. Separately, firemen dealt with a fire in a sanitary goods store in industrial Shuwaikh, which spread to another store that contained firefighting equipment. Firemen were able to isolate and put out the fire without injuries.

Reckless drivers arrested
Traffic police arrested two people for reckless driving and endangering people’s lives, among other charges. Detectives had launched investigations to identify and arrest the two after video footage showing them driving a pickup truck recklessly at a street in Kuwait went viral. The two were located and placed under arrest, then referred to the proper authorities to face charges.

Capital residency affairs department will stop receiving visitors from Tuesday, April 11 until Thursday, April 13 to complete the relocation to its temporary offices in the old Hawally passports building in Salmiya, the Interior Ministry announced. Visitors will be received at the Salmiya offices from April 16 until the new building is ready.

Camping violations
Over 100 camps were removed during campaigns carried out by Jahra municipality teams to remove camps violating rules stipulated by Kuwait Municipality.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun

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