Kuwait: Fuel tank blast kills 2

Cairo: A fuel tank has exploded in an industrial area in Kuwait, killing two people, a local newspaper said.

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A third person was injured in the explosion that happened Thursday evening in the industrial Shuwaikh zone, Al Rai newspaper reported.

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The identities of the victims were not disclosed.

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The explosion occurred while the tank was being welded in a workshop, jolting the tank away for nearly 30 metres and it hit a bridge, the public relations department at the Fire Service Directorate said.

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“Firefighting teams handled the incident. An investigation is under way to learn about all details,” it added.

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