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Cars pass by a fuel tanker fire on Jahra Road, Kuwait.
The fire in the truck, which carried 36,000 litres of diesel fuel, was brought under control in record time, the Kuwait Fire Service Directorate said in a press release on Sunday.
A video obtained by Gulf Today shows the thick black smoke billowing from the massive fire.
However, the truck driver was injured in the incident and immediately taken to hospital, it added.
While the firefighters were able to salvage the bodies of the inhabitants from the conflagration, eight of the fire victims died tragically whose ages reportedly ranged from 14 years to 8 months.
A fire onboard two oil tankers that injured nine sailors at a South Korean port has been put out, the Yonhap news agency said on Saturday.
Five people including four firefighters were injured, an emergency services spokesperson said. Amateur footage aired on state television's website showed black smoke billowing into the sky above people appearing to panic as firefighters move in. But the governor denied there was an explosion.
The navy of the Indian Ocean island nation confirmed one crew member from the MT New Diamond had died "in a boiler explosion.” The fire that started Thursday in an engine room boiler injured one other crew member.
Authorities have apprehended, warned and penalised around 700,000 people since March for violating measures such as ignoring physical distancing and not wearing masks, police data shows.
"The approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will add a further important layer to the kingdom's national COVID-19 response," said Mariam Al Jalahma, CEO of the National Health Regulatory Authority...
The NCM has warned of the formation of fog and lack of visibility, appealing to motorists to exercise precautions to preserve the public safety.
Bloomberg described Sheikh Mohamed as the peacemaker in the Middle East, after he revolutionized the geopolitics by announcing the establishment of diplomatic relations with Israel for the first time in the region, after the Jordanian-Israeli peace treaty, 26 years ago.