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8 children killed in Kuwait house fire, probe underway


DUBAI – An investigation was underway on Sunday (March 8), a day after eight children died in a fire in Kuwait’s residential area, according to the Kuwait Fire Service Directorate.

Officials said the fire broke out on Saturday afternoon at a house in Kuwait’s Sabah Al Ahmad neighbourhood.

Firefighters were able to retrieve the bodies as well as rescue other victims, who were transferred to a nearby hospital. Some of the victims were reportedly in critical condition.

An investigation is underway to find out the cause of the fire. ICA/Expat Media

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