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'Was assured that incident would be investigated': Jaishankar speaks to Kuwaiti foreign minister

IndiaTimes Wednesday, 12 June 2024
External affairs minister S Jaishankar discussed the tragic fire incident in Kuwait with Kuwaiti FM Abdullah Ali Al-Yahya. He emphasized the swift return of mortal remains and announced ex-gratia relief for the deceased Indian nationals.
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Kuwait Building Fire: Indian Embassy in Kuwait Launches Helpline Number, Jaishankar Extends Support 03:05

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...

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External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe have formally commissioned the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) in Colombo. Funded by a USD 6 million grant from India, the MRCC aims to enhance maritime safety across the region. This ceremony marks a significant milestone in India-Sri Lanka relations, highlighting cooperation in various sectors including power, energy, connectivity, port infrastructure, aviation, digital technology, health, food security, education, and tourism. Join us as we delve into this major development and its implications for regional safety and cooperation. #IndiaSriLanka #MaritimeSafety #MRCC #EAMJaishankar #RanilWickremesinghe #India #SriLanka #BilateralRelations #NeighbourhoodFirst #SAGAR #PMModi #MaritimeSecurity #Cooperation #ForeignRelations ~HT.178~PR.274~GR.125~ED.155~

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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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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 heart-wrenching series of events following the Kuwait fire incident, families across India received the mortal remains of their loved ones. In Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, tearful and inconsolable family members welcomed home the body of a victim, a scene repeated in other states like Odisha and Tamil Nadu. Leaders and dignitaries, including Odisha Deputy CM KV Singh Deo and Pravati Parida, paid their respects to victims from their state. The solemn ceremonies extended to Ranchi Airport in Jharkhand, where another victim's remains arrived. The tragic incident in Kuwait has left families shattered, with communities across India mourning the loss of those who perished. For more updates and visuals #KuwaitFire #MassiveInferno #KuwaitFireVictimsBodies #Kerala #KuwaitFireKerala #KeralaGovernment #KuwaitFireLIVE #KuwaitIndiansKilled #BuildingFire #KuwaitTragedy #KGAbraham #NBTCGroup #KuwaitIncident #FireDisaster #MalayaliOwner #LabourCamp #Kerala #TamilNadu #BuildingBlaze #KuwaitEmergency #KuwaitNews ~PR.152~ED.194~GR.125~HT.96~

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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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Kuwait Building Fire: Indian Victims' Remains Arrive at Delhi’s Palam Airport; Kuwait Fire Tragedy [Video]

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An Indian Air Force C-130J aircraft has landed in Delhi, carrying the mortal remains of 45 Indian victims who perished in the tragic fire incident in Kuwait's Mangaf. The devastating blaze claimed the lives of at least 49 migrant workers, including 45 Indians and three Filipinos. The remains of the Indian victims are being returned to their grieving families, including those from various northern states. The arrival of the bodies marks a somber moment as families prepare to lay their loved ones to rest. Authorities have ensured that all necessary arrangements, including ambulances on standby, are in place to support the affected families during this difficult time. #KuwaitFire #KuwaitBuildingLapses #PalamAirport #BansuriSwaraj #KuwaitFireArrests #KuwaitiAuthoritiesArrest3 #KuwaitTragicFire #MassiveInferno #KuwaitFireVictimsBodies #Kerala #KuwaitFireKerala #KeralaGovernment #KuwaitFireLIVE #KuwaitIndiansKilled #BuildingFire #KuwaitTragedy #KGAbraham #NBTCGroup #KuwaitIncident #FireDisaster #MalayaliOwner #LabourCamp #Kerala #TamilNadu #BuildingBlaze #KuwaitEmergency #KuwaitNews ~HT.178~ED.194~PR.152~GR.125~

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