March 31, 2016      11:47

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Four injured in mosque roof collapse in Qairawan


Four injured in mosque roof collapse in Qairawan
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Kuwait: Four workers were injured when the roof of a mosque under construction collapsed yesterday. Firefighters arrived to the scene located in Qairawan shortly after the incident was reported. They rescued the workers and handed them over to paramedics who transported them to the nearest medical facility. An investigation was opened.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs stressed that the mosque was still under construction, that it was being built by a donor and that it was not yet handed over to it. Ahmed Al-Qarawi, the Awqaf ministry’s official spokesperson and director of its media department, said on that regard that the ministry was following up the latest news about the mosque and that the engineering affairs department at the mosques’ sector was asked to prepare a detailed report about the incident to determine the cause of the collapse.

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