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Three persons injured in fire in oil workers housing facility - KOC
March 7, 2015, 8:25 am

Three people were injured in a fire that broke out Friday in a housing facility of a company managing drilling operations in Al-Maqwa area, south of Kuwait, the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) said.

The fire, which was fully controlled, injured three workers who were rushed to hospital, said Saad Al-Azmi, KOC's spokesman and Deputy CEO for Administrative and Financial affairs.

The injured, whose nationalities were not disclosed, were in a stable condition, he added. Al-Azmi told KUNA the fire broke out in a tanker while it was filling the fuel tank at the housing facility of the drilling location at 6:40 p.m. (1540 GMT).

He said an investigation has been opened to know the causes of the incident

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