Breaking: Explosion in The Al Ahmadi Port in Kuwait

Published October 18th, 2021 - 06:26 GMT
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ALBAWABA – A fire broke out in the gas refinery inside of the Al-Ahmadi port in Kuwait as reported locally and on social media.

According to several sources, an explosion was followed by a huge blaze that has been visible to people in the surrounding towns around the port in Kuwait City. So far, a few mild injures have been reported including several cases of suffocation.

Officials at Kuwait National Petroleum Company told Sky News Arabia the fire which is expected to be contained in a few hours was a result of a gas leak.

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