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Ten hurt in fire, one in gas explosion

KUWAIT: Ten people were injured, including one in a critical condition, in a fire reported yesterday in Jabriya, while a gas cylinder explosion in the same area left a domestic helper wounded. Firemen rushed to a building in the area in response to an emergency call, and immediately evacuated the ten persons who suffered from smoke inhalation. Nine of them were treated onsite, while one person was rushed to hospital.

A case was filed for investigations to reveal the cause of the fire. In the second case, firefighters headed to a building where they discovered that a gas leak has caused an explosion in a ground floor apartment. A domestic helper was rushed to hospital with burn injuries, Kuwait Fire Force said in a statement. An investigation was opened.

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