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Fog forces planes to divert away from Kuwait International Airport

Nine inbound flights were diverted to Dubai, Bahrain, and Dammam early on Tuesday

Fog forces planes to divert away from Kuwait International Airport

Nine inbound planes to Kuwait International Airport were diverted to nearby airports early on Tuesday due to heavy fog.

The Civil Aviation Authority Public Administration said in a statement cited by Kuwait News Agency that the fog lifted at about 8.30am local time.

It said that inbound flights have returned to normal, adding that the nine diverted planes landed in Dubai, Bahrain, and Dammam.

The flights are going to be rescheduled for later in the day, the statement added.

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