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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.
A humpback whale has found its way back to sea weeks after it got lost in a murky, crocodile-infested river in northern Australia.
On a quiet road in India's capital, tucked away on a wide, red-bricked sidewalk, kids set adrift by the country's COVID-19 lockdown are being tutored.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern moved most of New Zealand to the lowest virus alert setting Monday, saying the country was edging towards eliminating Covid-19.
Ten people were killed and up to 25 were feared trapped after a three-storey residential building collapsed before dawn on Monday in western India, officials said.