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Kuwait firefighters tackle huge blaze at tent marketplace

Kuwait Fire Service Directorate says firefighters are injured while battling blaze at Al-Rai in Farwaniya Governorate

Kuwait firefighters tackle huge blaze at tent marketplace
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Kuwaiti firefighters have put out a huge blaze at a tent marketplace at Al-Rai in Farwaniya Governorate, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said on Monday.

According to Kuwait News Agency, six fire teams were involved in controlling the fire that engulfed an area of 5,000 square metres and left two workers injured..

The KDGF also said several firefighters were wounded while trying to extinguish the fire, adding that investigations have been launched to find the cause of the incident.

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