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Eight children die in Kuwait City fire

Kuwait Fire Service Directorate has opened an investigation to determine the cause of the incident

Eight children die in Kuwait City fire

Eight children were killed following a house fire in Kuwait City on Saturday.

Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said it received a call at 5:50pm reporting a house fire in the Sabah Al Ahmad residential area of the city, Kuwait news agency KUNA reported.

KFSD teams from Al Kout and Al Wafra attended the scene and started to extinguish the fire and start rescue operations.

The fire crew were able to pull out all of the victims, who were transferred to a nearby hospital. The eight children later died in hospital as a result of their injuries.

KFSD has opened an investigation to determine the cause of the incident.

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