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Kuwaiti man dies in sandstorm

Elderly man was in a caravan in the desert when strong winds blew it over.

Kuwaiti man dies in sandstorm
It was slow going on the roads as the high winds and sand in air reduced visibility.

An elderly Kuwaiti man has died in a sandstorm in the Gulf state, Kuwait Times has reported.

The 67-year-old was reportedly inside a caravan in the desert when strong winds knocked it over on Monday.

The man suffered a head injury and was pronounced dead at the scene, the newspaper said.

Four camels also died in the storm, while an Asian man who claimed to be the deceased’s employee survived.