Kuwait: Five severely burned in Ahmadi port refinery fire

Ten injuries were reported after a fire broke out during maintenance on a gas liquefaction unit at Kuwait’s Mina Al-Ahmadi port refinery on Friday. Five of the injured experienced severe burns, according to a statement by the Kuwait National Petroleum Company.

The company claimed to have activated the emergency plan, and reported that the firefighting teams were able to “fully control the fire.”

The company also confirmed that the refinery and export operations were not affected by the fire since the damaged unit was out of service.


Al Arabiya

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