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Kuwait public prosecutor starts probe into deadly building blaze

Kuwait’s public prosecutor on Wednesday started an investigation into a fire that tore through a building housing foreign workers in southern Mangaf area, leaving at least 49 people dead and dozens of others injured.

The probe aims to uncover the circumstances behind the incident and what might have triggered the deadly inferno, the public prosecutor said on social media platform X, praising the state-wide response to the disaster.

Early on Wednesday, some 49 expatriate workers were killed when a fire engulfed their apartment building in the country’s southern Al Ahmadi governorate, state media reported.

 Source: KUNA

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