In pictures: Massive fire breaks out in Kuwait building

Nine groups of firefighters are attempting to put out a fire that broke out in an under-construction building in Sharq area on Friday.
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Smoke billows as firefighters tackle a blaze at the Asima Tower, a skyscraper under construction, in Kuwait City, on June 30, 2017. The fire which is spreading to nearby buildings, has damaged many buildings, according to the local fire department, with high temperatures and strong winds increasing its intensity. (YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)
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Smoke billows as firefighters tackle a blaze at the Asima Tower, a skyscraper under construction, in Kuwait City, on June 30, 2017. The fire which is spreading to nearby buildings, has damaged many buildings, according to the local fire department, with high temperatures and strong winds increasing its intensity. (YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)
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Smoke billows as firefighters tackle a blaze at the Asima Tower, a skyscraper under construction, in Kuwait City, on June 30, 2017. The fire which is spreading to nearby buildings, has damaged many buildings, according to the local fire department, with high temperatures and strong winds increasing its intensity. (YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)
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Smoke billows as firefighters tackle a blaze at the Asima Tower, a skyscraper under construction, in Kuwait City, on June 30, 2017. The fire which is spreading to nearby buildings, has damaged many buildings, according to the local fire department, with high temperatures and strong winds increasing its intensity. (YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)
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Smoke billows as firefighters tackle a blaze at the Asima Tower, a skyscraper under construction, in Kuwait City, on June 30, 2017. The fire which is spreading to nearby buildings, has damaged many buildings, according to the local fire department, with high temperatures and strong winds increasing its intensity. (YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)
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Smoke billows as firefighters tackle a blaze at the Asima Tower, a skyscraper under construction, in Kuwait City, on June 30, 2017. The fire which is spreading to nearby buildings, has damaged many buildings, according to the local fire department, with high temperatures and strong winds increasing its intensity. (YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)
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Smoke billows as firefighters tackle a blaze at the Asima Tower, a skyscraper under construction, in Kuwait City, on June 30, 2017. The fire which is spreading to nearby buildings, has damaged many buildings, according to the local fire department, with high temperatures and strong winds increasing its intensity. (YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)
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