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Three Saudi children die in Kuwait fire

A four-year-old boy and his two-year-old twin sisters die of smoke inhalation

Three Saudi children die in Kuwait fire
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Three Saudi children have died in an apartment fire in Kuwait, state news agency KUNA has reported.

A four-year-old boy and his twin sisters, aged two, were declared dead on arrival at Al Jahra hospital, the hospital director Dr Shihab Al Mehandi said.

A spokesman from the fire department said the children were rescued from the burning apartment but they died of smoke inhalation.

The fire is being investigated, he said.

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