Kuwait Fire Tragedy: 49 Dead, Kuwait Assures Support for Indian Victims

Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Abdullah Ali Al-Yahya assured support and a thorough investigation into a tragic fire in Mangaf, Kuwait, that killed 49 people, including about 40 Indians. Minister of State for External Affairs Kirti Vardhan Singh met injured Indians and oversaw relief efforts. DNA tests and repatriation plans are underway.


PTI | Dubai | Updated: 13-06-2024 15:13 IST | Created: 13-06-2024 15:13 IST
Kuwait Fire Tragedy: 49 Dead, Kuwait Assures Support for Indian Victims
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Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Abdullah Ali Al-Yahya has assured comprehensive support and a thorough investigation following a devastating fire in Kuwait's Mangaf area that resulted in 49 fatalities, including approximately 40 Indian nationals.

Minister of State for External Affairs Kirti Vardhan Singh, who is in Kuwait to supervise relief operations and meet with the injured, received these assurances during a meeting with Al-Yahya.

The fire broke out early on Wednesday in a seven-story building housing 196 migrant workers. Both DNA tests on the deceased and plans for repatriation of mortal remains are currently in progress, as confirmed by Indian and Kuwaiti officials.

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