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									                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ARAB TIMES, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2012
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                                                                                      274 cases referred to various hospitals: Al-Ghanim

MoH emergency units deal with 421 cases during Eid
                                                                                                       KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: Director               cases during the first and second          nated with emergency rooms in                   Al-Ghanim thanked the para-
                                                                                                       of      Medical        Emergency            days of Eid and referred 274 cases         nearby hospitals to prepare to               medics and other personnel who
                                                                                                       Department Dr Faisal Al-Ghanim              to various hospitals, indicating 50        receive casualties.                          strived to minimize human casual-
                                                                                                       said the sector is ever ready               cases were related to traffic acci-          He mentioned the unit had man-             ties and deaths during emergen-
                                                                                                       throughout the year to deal with            dents.                                     aged 14 fire cases, of which one
                                                                                                       emergencies.                                  He noted the department also             case was referred to a hospital. He          cies. He extended special appreci-
                                                                                                          In a press release, Al-Ghanim            responded to reports of fire out-          also said 10 ambulances partici-             ation to the emergency sectors for
                                                                                                       disclosed the medical emergency             break in Amghara scrapyard,                pated in the activities with the             their immense cooperation in the
                                                                                                       units dealt with 421 emergency              where technical personnel coordi-          help of 20 paramedics.                       Amghara fire incident.

                                                                                                       Friend shoots dead by ‘mistake’
                                                                                                       bridegroom on way to tie the knot
                                                                                                                          Securitymen arrest Asians for bootlegging, trading in int’l calls
                                                                                                                By Munaif Nayef
                                                                                                           Special to the Arab Times
                                                                                                       KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: A
                                                                                                       24-year-old Kuwaiti citizen
                                                                                                       died when his friend shot him
                                                                                                       accidently inside a vehicle.
                                                                                                         The victim, an employee of
                                                                                                       Ministry of Defense and identified
                                                                                                       as Abdullah Al-Khaldi, was on his
                                                                                                       way to his wedding when the acci-
                                                                                                       dent occurred.
                                                                                                          Reportedly, after performing
                                                                                                       Maghreb prayer in his house in
                                                                                                       Sulaibiya, the victim left to the wed-
                                                                                                       ding hall in Ardiya with his friends in
                                                                                                       a vehicle. While his friend, who was
                                                                                                       sitting at the back seat behind the vic-
                                                                                                       tim, was toying with a weapon, it was
                                                                                                       fired accidently and the bullet passed
                                                                                                       through the seat and hit the victim in
                                                                                                       his heart.
                                                                                                          The driver immediately rushed to
                                                                                                       Sulaibiya clinic; however, the doctors
                                                                            Photo by Anwar Daifallah   declared him dead before arrival.
                    Firemen tackle the blaze that destroyed 13 vehicles.                                  Several family members and rela-
                                                                                                       tives of the victim rushed to the clinic
                                                                                                       when they received the tragic news.
   Huge fire engulfs 13 vehicles                                                                       The victim’s family, including the
                                                                                                       father, started crying and many friends
                                                                                                       fainted when they realized that the
           By Shibli Al-Rashed                     Operations Room at Fire Service
                                                                                                       wedding of their loved one turned out
       Special to the Arab Times                   Directorate received information about the          to be his funeral.
                                                   fire accident, firefighters from two fire sta-         According to a security source,
A huge fire engulfed 13 vehicles that were
parked outside a building in Hawally, which        tions rushed to the location and extin-             when the Operations Room received
resulted in huge material losses. No casu-         guished the fire within a short time.               information about the murder of a
alties were reported.                                 Investigations are ongoing to determine          Kuwaiti citizen in Sulaibiya, Jahra
   According to sources, when the                  the cause of the fire.                              securitymen and officers from
                                                                                                       Criminal Evidence Department rushed
                                                                                                       to the clinic and discovered that the
                        Traffic campaigns to continue                                                  bridegroom was shot in his heart from
                                                                                                       back by one of his friends who was sit-
                                                                                                       ting behind him in the vehicle.
GTD seizes 136 vehicles, cites                                                                            He said securitymen arrested both
                                                                                                       the shooter and the driver and referred
                                                                                                       them to Sulaibiya police station, where

5,107 motorists during weekend                                                                         the shooter confessed that he shot his
                                                                                                       friend by mistake.
                                                                                                          The source added that the shooter is                            Top and above: Some photos of General Khaled Jarrah Al-Sabah’s visit.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      KUNA photos

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: Officers of                   253 citations were issued and 13 vehicles           in a bad psychological state as the vic-
General Traffic Department issued 5,107            were seized while in Jahra Governorate,             tim was one of his closest friends.
                                                                                                       Instructions were given to securitymen
                                                                                                                                                       Army chief-of-staff congratulates personnel on Eid Al-Fitr
citations against various traffic violators        556 citations were registered.                      to intensify security protection in the
and seized 136 vehicles during several                At Kuwait International Airport, 481             area to avoid any negative conse-           Chief-of-Staff of Kuwait Army Gen          Armored Brigade and the 94th Al-             sion would return with more pros-
impromptu traffic campaigns launched               citations were issued during Eid Al-Fitr            quences from this incident.                 Khaled Jarrah Al-Sabah visited             Yarmouk Mechanized Brigade.                  perity and progress in Kuwait.
across six governorates in Kuwait during           holidays and 62 vehicles were seized.                  The corpse was referred to the           some military positions to congrat-          The Chief-of-Staff conveyed                   Al-Sabah       then     visited
the weekend.                                          Meanwhile, in another press release              Forensics Department.                       ulate the personnel on Eid Al-Fitr         greetings of Deputy Premier and              Mohammad Al-Ahmad Navy Base
   In a press release issued by Ministry of        issued by Ministry of Interior, it was stat-           A murder case was registered and         on Saturday.                               Defense Minister Sheikh Ahmad                and the Air Defense squad in
                                                                                                                                                     Al-Sabah visited Mubarak 15th            Khaled Al-Sabah, hoping the occa-            Failaka Island. (KUNA)
Interior, it was specified that General            ed that traffic officers continued their cam-       investigations are ongoing.
Traffic Department is continuing with the          paigns against road recklessness on second
launch of impromptu traffic campaigns at           day of Eid Al-Fitr.
                                                                                                         Agencies add:
six governorates and Kuwait International             During traffic campaigns in Hawally              Police arrest Asians: The Ahmadi                              Woman among 15 injured in traffic accidents
Airport.                                           Governorate at night, officers issued 280           police have arrested scores of Asians
   In Capital Governorate, officers issued         citations, out of which 100 are direct, 19          for bootlegging and trading in over-
1,098 citations and seized 10 vehicles
while in Farwaniya Governorate, they
issued 546 citations and seized 3 vehi-
                                                   indirect, 81 citations were registered at
                                                   Ras Al-Ard café, 20 in Salwa, six against
                                                   neglected vehicles and 54 other various
                                                                                                       seas calls, reports Al-Shahed daily.
                                                                                                          The arrests came following raids on
                                                                                                       several apartments in Abu Halifa.
                                                                                                       During the raid police are said to have
                                                                                                                                                       Syrian, Egyptian expats perish
cles.                                              violations.                                         confiscated alcohol manufacturing                       By Munaif Nayef                 and his companion was taken to                A Jordanian woman sustained
   In Hawally Governorate, officers issued            It was stated that the General Traffic           equipment and several barrels contain-             Special to the Arab Times            Adan Hospital.                             hand fractures when her car
1,361 citations and seized 45 vehicles             Department will continue to launch such             ing the brew.                                                                              Meanwhile, an Egyptian died and         rammed into another on King
while in Ahmadi, 614 citations were regis-         campaigns in different areas in Kuwait for             In another similar incident, police          KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: Two                two other expatriates and a citizen        Fahad Expressway. She was rushed
tered and three vehicles were seized.              controlling traffic violations and ensuring         raided an apartment in Jleeb Al-                expatriates died and 15 other road      were injured when their car flipped        to Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital.
   In Mubarak Al-Kabeer Governorate,               the safety and security of road users.              Shuyoukh and arrested a three-man               users were injured in road accidents    over King Fahad Expressway. The               Five Egyptians, who were
                                                                                                       gang of Asians, including a woman,              reported Tuesday.                       injured were admitted to Adan              involved in a road accident in Mina
                                                                                                       for manufacturing booze, the daily                A 17-year-old Syrian died on the      Hospital.                                  Abdullah, were referred to Adan
                                                                                                       added.                                          spot, while his companion sustained        On the Fifth Ring Road, three           Hospital.
                   Crime Briefs                                                                           Police have confiscated 40 bottles
                                                                                                       of alcohol and booze manufacturing
                                                                                                                                                       multiple injuries when the car they
                                                                                                                                                       were riding overturned on Jahra
                                                                                                                                                                                               Asians suffered injuries in different         A young man sustained multiple
                                                                                                                                                                                               parts of their bodies when their cars      injuries when his car somersaulted
                                                                                                       equipment.                                      Road near Al-Waha. The Syrian’s         collided. They are now confined at         on Jahra Road. He was taken to
                                                                                                                   ❑      ❑      ❑                     remains were referred to Forensics      Sabah Hospital.                            Jahra Hospital.
   Actor assaults brother: A Kuwaiti                          Boat capsizes                            Diamonds,        watches       stolen:
   man filed a complaint recently with the                                                             Police are looking for an unidentified
   Rumaithiya Police Station accusing his                                                                                                          Al-Rai daily.                                 Meanwhile, acting on information             The complainant said the man
                                                                                                       burglar who allegedly broke into a             An off-duty securityman who wit-        firemen from the Salmiya Fire Center         approached him and offered him a job
   well-known actor brother of assaulting
   him, reports Al-Anba daily.                     Kuwaiti family of 6                                 house of a Kuwaiti man in Shuwaikh
                                                                                                       and escaped with diamonds, valuable
                                                                                                                                                   nessed the accident said the expatri-      rushed to a residential building hous-       and money in return for sex with his
      The victim has submitted a medical                                                                                                           ate swerved at the vehicle of the          ing single men and put out fire on the       wife.
   report to substantiate his claim.
      It has been reported both brothers had
                                                   rescued in Thailand                                 watches, credit card and official docu-
                                                                                                       ments, reports Al-Shahed daily.
                                                                                                                                                   Kuwaiti and the latter in a vain
                                                                                                                                                   attempt to avoid a collision lost con-
                                                                                                                                                                                              fifth floor apartment before it spread to
                                                                                                                                                                                              other apartments, reports Al-Shahed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              In his complaint, the Egyptian said
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           his wife also works in a school and
   filed complaints earlier with the same                                                                 Personnel from the Criminal              trol of his vehicle.                       daily.                                       rejected offers from the manager sev-
                                                   KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: A six-member                   Evidences Department have lifted the
   police station accusing each other of           Kuwaiti family escaped death while                                                                 Paramedics rushed to the place and         It has been reported the kitchen          eral times when he urged her to have
   assault.                                                                                            fingerprints to identify the culprit.       took the injured Kuwaiti to a hospital.    caught fire when some men were               sex with him.
                                                   holiday on Phuket Island in Thailand,
                  ❑      ❑      ❑                  reports Al-Watan Arabic daily.                                  ❑      ❑      ❑                    The security man noted the plate        preparing sohour meal.                          Police will summon the school
   Fire destroys palm trees: Police are               According to sources the family                  Girl insists on going to Iraq: A            number of the motorist who escaped            No injuries have been reported.           manager.
   looking for an unidentified person for set-     was in a boat and it capsized after                 female Kuwaiti teenager has filed a         after the accident and reported to the                 ❑      ❑      ❑                              ❑      ❑     ❑
   ting fire to waste in Salmiya, reports Al-      hitting the rocks.                                  complaint with the Mubarak Al-Kabir         police.
                                                      Some tourists who happened to be                                                                                                        Iraqi man cheats Indian: Police              Brother-in-law assaulted: An
   Watan Arabic daily.                                                                                 Police Station accusing her father and                  ❑      ❑     ❑                 are looking for an unidentified Iraqi
      Acting on information firemen from the       in the area saved the family.                       brother of assaulting her, reports Al-                                                                                              unidentified man has filed a complaint
                                                      Meanwhile, police came to the res-                                                           Sisters, father beaten up: Police          man for swindling an Indian woman,           with the Sulaibiya Police Station
   Salmiya fire station rushed to the spot and                                                         Rai daily.
   put out the fire.                               cue of a Kuwaiti man who was speed-                                                             are looking for a young Kuwaiti man        reports Al-Shahed daily.                     accusing his brother-in-law of assault-
                                                   ing and the accelerator got stuck                      During interrogation, the father said                                                 The man reportedly promised to
      The fire is said to have damage some                                                             he and his son lost patience when the       for beating his sisters and father,                                                     ing him, reports Al-Rai daily.
   palm trees.                                     when the vehicle was speeding at                                                                reports Al-Rai daily.                      complete residence formalities for the          A medical report submitted by the
                                                   140 kms per hour, reports Al-Rai                    girl insisted on going to Karbala in                                                   woman and took KD 20 advance and
                   ❑      ❑     ❑                                                                      Iraq alone.                                    The brother argued with his sis-                                                     victim shows fracture in the nose and
                                                   daily.                                                                                          ters and started to beat them and          her passport.                                other injuries.
   Body of expatriate found: The                      The Operations Department of the                    The investigation into the incident                                                   A case has been registered at the
                                                   Interior Ministry received a distress               continues.                                  when the father intervened, he beat                                                        When police summoned the suspect
   remains of a 40-year-old Pakistani whose                                                                                                                                                   Khaitan Police Station.
                                                                                                                                                   the man mercilessly until the father                                                    for interrogation, the man admitted to
   corpse was found inside a well-known com-       call from the motorist and police                               ❑      ❑      ❑                                                                        ❑      ❑      ❑
   mercial complex in Bneid Al-Gar have been       patrols in a professional manner                                                                fainted.                                                                                the charge. He said he lost his temper
   referred to Forensics, reports Al-Anba daily.   brought the vehicle to a halt driving in            Actress to file libel suit: Actress            Following this the sisters called the   Woman held for shoplifting:                  because the man had slapped his sister.
      Initial reports show the man died of an      front of the vehicle.                               Basma Hamada said                           Operations Department of the Minister      Security guards of a well-known shop-           The husband, in a fit of anger,
   overdose of drugs.                                                                                  she will file a libel                       of Interior and the father was rushed to   ping centre recently arrested an Arab        divorced the wife although they had
                   ❑      ❑      ❑                                                                     suit against a female                       the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital.     woman for shoplifting, reports Al-           married only a month ago. The broth-
                                                   employee of threatening to cause him                TV anchor for accus-                           Medical reports showed the man                                                       er-in-law has been referred to the
                                                   harm, reports Al-Shahed daily.                                                                                                             Shahed daily.
   Woman inhales smoke: A 51-year-old                                                                  ing her and her sister                      had a nervous breakdown when his              The woman was spotted by a cam-           authorities.
   woman from unidentified GCC state who              The complainant said the employee                Huda of collaborat-
   inhaled smoke when her apartment in a           issued the threat through the phone. When                                                       blood sugar shot up.                       era hiding make-up sets, shaving                         ❑      ❑     ❑
                                                                                                       ing with the Iraqis                                     ❑      ❑     ❑                 razors, and chocolate bars among her
   residential building caught fire has been       the employee was summoned for interroga-            during the invasion                                                                                                                 Motorbike stolen: A Kuwaiti has
   admitted to the Jahra Hospital, reports Al-     tion he denied the allegation.                                                                  Bus, house fires put out: Acting           clothes.                                     filed a complaint at a police station in
                                                                                                       of the country in                                                                         Police records show she entered the
   Anba daily.                                                    ❑      ❑     ❑                       1990, reports Al-Rai                        on information firemen rushed to a bus                                                  South Jahra against an unidentified
      Prompt action by firemen prevented the                                                                                       Hamada                                                     country on a visit visa. She has been
                                                   Bedoun’s bid foiled: Officers at the                daily.                                      on an unidentified highway and put         handed over to the authorities.              person who allegedly stole his motor-
   fire from spreading to other areas.                                                                                                             out fire to a bus, reports Al-Shahed                                                    bike.
                  ❑      ❑     ❑
                                                   Abdali border post recently foiled an                           ❑      ❑      ❑                                                                        ❑      ❑      ❑
                                                   attempt by a bedoun youth to leave the                                                          daily.                                                                                     The complainant told police he
   Official files complaint: A senior              country illegally and referred him to the           Expat held over ‘accident’:                    Some passengers who were injured        Job, money offered for ‘sex’: An             parked the motorbike outside his
   official at the Ministry of Awqaf and           authorities, reports Al-Anba daily.                 Police have arrested an unidentified        were treated on the spot by para-          Egyptian man has lodged a complaint          house but when he went out later it
   Islamic Affairs has filed a complaint with         The youth said he wanted to visit his            expatriate for causing a traffic accident   medics. Others were taken to a hospi-      with the police accusing the school          was already missing. The officers have
   the Fahaheel Police Station accusing an         family in Iraq.                                     in Adan following which the car of a        tal. The fire was caused by an electri-    manager of attempting to have sex            started investigations to identify the
                                                                                                       citizen caused it to overturn, reports      cal short circuit.                         with his wife, reports Al-Rai daily.         thief.

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