The death toll from a devastating landslide and flooding that hit Sierra Leone earlier this week has risen to nearly 500, according to hospital officials. More than 600 people remained missing on Sunday, with rescue officials warning that the chances of finding survivors are decreasing each day. The death toll earlier stood at 450.
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National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim asserted Sunday on the assembly’ determination to follow up on government efforts regarding the treacherous attack on two Kuwaiti citizens, Sheikh Walid Al-Ali and Fahd Al-Husaini, who were killed in a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso last week.
Al-Ghanim said they would use all available diplomatic and parliamentary means to help in this regard, adding, “Kuwaiti blood is not cheap.” In a press statement, after meeting with the martyrs’ families in his office, Al-Ghanim said National Assembly members would exerts all efforts to do everything possible on this issue, including finding the culprits and terrorists who carried out this blatant attack.
MOI: Expatriates are required to check with the residency department to amend their data so that they can travel because some information recorded in residence date in their passports do not match that in the Airport’s system.
#India: At least 23 passengers were killed and more than 72 were injured after an express train derailed in north India on Saturday, Six6 coaches of the train came off the tracks in the northern Uttar Pradesh state, near the town of Khatuli.
#Kuwait’s Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs announced that it has set up an emergency team to help Bedoons ‘illegal residents” perform the Hajj pilgrimage without facing any inconvenience.
Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri, who doubles as the Minister of State for Municipal Affairs, ordered the formation of the team after Saudi authorities decided to permit illegal residents to carry out the annual Islamic pilgrimage, a statement by the ministry noted.
The statement added that it has launched a special website to allow all illegal residents who plan to attend this year’s Hajj to register their details starting Saturday.
The ministry will also put together five Hajj campaigns to accommodate them.