Over 35 Dead, Dozens Injured In Kuwait Building Fire 

The interior ministry of Kuwait said on Wednesday that a building fire in a region highly frequented by foreign workers had resulted in over 35 fatalities and several injuries.

The fire broke out in a residential structure south of Kuwait City at morning, injuring 43 people, according to the health ministry.

“Unfortunately, we received a report of a fire at… exactly 6:00 am (0300 GMT) in the Mangaf area,” Major General Eid Al-Owaihan, head of the interior ministry’s General Department of Criminal Evidence, said during a visit to the site.

“There have been more than 35 deaths in the building behind me so far.”

According to Owaihan, forensic specialists have identified three of the victims.

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