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Kuwait fire incident: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan writes to Jaishankar, seeks centre's intervention

IndiaTimes Wednesday, 12 June 2024
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan seeks central government and Indian Embassy assistance following the tragic fire at the NBTC camp in Mangaf, Kuwait. The incident resulted in casualties and injuries among Indian laborers from Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and northern states. Vijayan's prompt response aims to support relief and rescue operations for those affected by the fire.
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Mortal remains of 45 Indians, victims of the devastating Kuwait fire tragedy, have arrived at Cochin International Airport. This poignant video captures the solemn arrival ceremony, attended by dignitaries including Union Minister VK Singh, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, and others. The grieving families and officials pay their respects, highlighting the nation's unified response to this heart-wrenching loss. Stay tuned as we reflect on the impact of this tragic event and the efforts underway for repatriation and closure. #breaking #kuwait #nri #nriindians #dubai #middleeast #indiansinkuwait #fire #youtube #kuwaitfiretragedy #magaffire #kuwaitfire #mangaf #kerala ~PR.320~ED.155~

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A tragic fire incident that took place in Kuwait today, claimed the lives of about 43 people and injured at least 40 others. As per On Manorama, 10 Indians, including five Keralites have lost their lives in the blaze. The incident took place at Mangaf block In Kuwait's Ahmadi Governorate. India’s External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar expressed his deep shock and sorrow over the incident. Adarsh Swaika, the Indian Ambassador to Kuwait, visited the injured workers at Al-Adan Hospital and the fire site, promising all possible help. The Indian Embassy in Kuwait City has established a helpline (+965-65505246) to assist those affected by the tragedy and is actively coordinating with Kuwaiti authorities for emergency medical care and other necessary actions. #KuwaitFire #IndianEmbassyInKuwait #SJaishankar #IndiaKuwaitFire #IndiaHelplineNumberKuwait #IndiaReactsKuwaitFire #MassiveInferno #KuwaitIndiansKilled #BuildingFire #KuwaitTragedy #KGAbraham #NBTCGroup #KuwaitIncident #FireDisaster #MalayaliOwner #LabourCamp #Kerala #TamilNadu #BuildingBlaze #KuwaitEmergency #KuwaitNews ~PR.152~ED.194~

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A devastating fire ripped through a six-story building housing migrant workers in Kuwait, killing 43 and injuring at least 40, including 10 Indians. The blaze started in a kitchen and quickly engulfed the overcrowded labor camp. Some jumped to their deaths trying to escape. Indian minister S. Jaishankar expressed shock over the deadly incident. Kuwait's deputy PM ordered an inquiry and vowed action against the building's owner. #KuwaitFire #MassiveInferno #KuwaitIndiansKilled #BuildingFire #KuwaitTragedy #KGAbraham #NBTCGroup #KuwaitIncident #FireDisaster #MalayaliOwner #LabourCamp #Kerala #TamilNadu #BuildingBlaze #KuwaitEmergency #KuwaitNews #latestnews #breakingnews #worldnews #englishnews #KuwaitFireaccident #kuwaitupdate #kuwaittamilnews #englishnewslive #Worldnews #Oneindia #Oneindianews ~PR.320~ED.155~

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Kuwait Kuwait Country in West Asia

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K G Abraham, Managing Director of the Kuwait-based NBTC Group, expressed deep sorrow and commitment to support the families of the victims following a tragic fire at one of the company's accommodations in Mangaf, Kuwait. The fire, which occurred on June 12, claimed the lives of 49 workers and left 40 others receiving medical treatment. #KuwaitFire #MassiveInferno #KGAbraham #KuwaitBuilding #NBTCGroup #KuwaitFireVictimsBodies #Kerala #KuwaitFireKerala #KeralaGovernment #KuwaitFireLIVE #KuwaitIndiansKilled #BuildingFire #KuwaitTragedy #KGAbraham #NBTCGroup #KuwaitIncident #FireDisaster #MalayaliOwner #LabourCamp #Kerala #TamilNadu #BuildingBlaze #KuwaitEmergency #KuwaitNews ~HT.178~PR.152~ED.155~GR.124~

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In a tragic incident on June 12th, a devastating fire in a seven-story building in Mangaf, Ahmadi Governorate, Kuwait, claimed the lives of 45 Indians, including three workers from Andhra Pradesh. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each for the families of the deceased workers from the state. The compensation will be provided under the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF). #KuwaitFire #ChandrababuNaidu #Compensation #AndhraPradesh #APNRTS #TragicIncident #SupportFamilies #IndianWorkers #MigrantWorkers #NewsUpdate ~PR.274~HT.318~GR.123~ED.101~

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Credit: Oneindia    Duration: 03:03Published

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Mangaf Mangaf Area in the Ahmadi Governorate of Kuwait

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Kuwaiti authorities have detained three individuals on suspicion of manslaughter following a devastating fire that killed dozens of Indian migrant workers and plunged their families and friends into mourning. The blaze, which broke out around dawn on Wednesday in the Mangaf area, also claimed the lives of three Filipinos among the 50 dead, according to officials in Manila. The six-storey building, heavily populated with migrant labourers, was engulfed in black smoke as the fire swept through the ground floor. Most of Kuwait's population of over four million comprises foreigners, many from South and Southeast Asia working in construction and service industries. ~HT.97~PR.152~ED.194~

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In a heart-wrenching incident, at least 45 Indians were among the 49 people killed when a devastating fire swept through a labour housing facility in Kuwait’s Mangaf area early Wednesday. The tragedy has cast a spotlight on the appalling living conditions faced by migrant workers in the Gulf region. An Indian Air Force aircraft brought the mortal remains of the victims back to India, with 24 of the deceased being from Kerala. The arrival of the remains at Kochi Airport was met by grieving families who are struggling to come to terms with their loss. #KuwaitFire #KuwaitBuildingLapses #MassiveInferno #KuwaitFireVictimsBodies #Kerala #KuwaitFireKerala #KeralaGovernment #KuwaitFireLIVE #KuwaitIndiansKilled #BuildingFire #KuwaitTragedy #KGAbraham #NBTCGroup #KuwaitIncident #FireDisaster #MalayaliOwner #LabourCamp #Kerala #TamilNadu #BuildingBlaze #KuwaitEmergency #KuwaitNews ~PR.152~ED.155~

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