Kuwait to Bring One Citizen, Residents into Custody over Fire in Foreign Workers Accommodation

Kuwait's fire service said an electrical short circuit caused the blaze that killed the people in a building housing foreign workers (AFP Photo)
Kuwait's fire service said an electrical short circuit caused the blaze that killed the people in a building housing foreign workers (AFP Photo)
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Kuwait to Bring One Citizen, Residents into Custody over Fire in Foreign Workers Accommodation

Kuwait's fire service said an electrical short circuit caused the blaze that killed the people in a building housing foreign workers (AFP Photo)
Kuwait's fire service said an electrical short circuit caused the blaze that killed the people in a building housing foreign workers (AFP Photo)

Kuwaiti prosecutors asked on Thursday to bring one citizen and a number of residents into protective custody over accusations of manslaughter due to safety negligence after a fire in a building housing foreign workers killed 49 and injured another 49, state news agency (KUNA) said.

Later, Kuwait's fire service said an electrical short circuit caused the blaze that killed the people in a building housing foreign workers on Wednesday.



Saudi Leadership Congratulates President of Tunisia on Republic Day

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince and Prime Minister. (SPA)
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince and Prime Minister. (SPA)
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Saudi Leadership Congratulates President of Tunisia on Republic Day

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince and Prime Minister. (SPA)
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince and Prime Minister. (SPA)

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has sent a cable of congratulations to the President of Tunisia, Kais Saied, on his country's Republic Day.
King Salman wished President Saied continued good health and happiness and the government and people of Tunisia steady progress and prosperity.
For his part, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud also sent a cable of congratulations to President Saied wishing him continued good health and happiness and the government and people of Tunisia steady progress and prosperity.