Minister of State for Foreign Affairs reached kuwait to bring the bodies

Kuwait Building Fire: minister of State for Foreign Affairs reached kuwait to bring the bodies of the dead indians, Kuwaiti Deputy PM said - Greed is the reason, read 5 points

Kuwait Building fire Latest Updates: About 49 people died in a massive fire in a building housing foreign workers in kuwait on wednesday, out of which 42-43 are said to be indian citizens.

Kuwait Building Fire: minister of State for Foreign Affairs reached kuwait to bring the bodies of the dead indians, Kuwaiti Deputy PM said - Greed is the reason, read 5 points

Kuwait Building fire Latest Updates: After the death of a large number of indian citizens in the massive fire in kuwait, the government of prime minister Narendra Modi has become active. PM Modi has held a high-level meeting regarding this accident, after which minister of State for External Affairs kirti vardhan singh has reached Kuwait. kirti vardhan singh has been given the responsibility of bringing back the bodies of indian citizens who died in the accident as soon as possible by coordinating with the Kuwaiti administration. Along with this, the task of ensuring the care of injured indians has also been given. On the other hand, the Deputy PM of kuwait has blamed the 'greed' of the company whose workers were living in the building that caught fire for this accident. Along with this, there have also been indications of strict action in this matter.

Let us tell you that a massive fire broke out on wednesday in the city of Mangaf in the southern part of Kuwait. A massive fire broke out in a building housing foreign workers, in which 49 people have died and a large number of people have been injured. About 43 indians are reported to be among the dead. The number of indians among the injured is also more than 30.

1. It is difficult to identify the bodies

The bodies of those who died in the fire in the six-storey building have been burnt so badly that it is difficult to identify them. minister of State for External Affairs kirti vardhan singh himself admitted this at delhi Airport on thursday morning before leaving for Kuwait. He said, 'According to the information received from kuwait, some bodies are so burnt that dna tests have to be done to identify them. We have data till wednesday night, according to which the death toll is 49 and 42 or 43 of them are Indians.'

2. Bodies will be brought to india by air Force plane

Minister of State for External Affairs kirti vardhan singh has said that the government of india will bring back the bodies of all its citizens as soon as possible and hand them over to their families. He said, 'As soon as the bodies are identified, the families of the deceased will be informed. After this, the bodies will be brought back by an indian air Force plane. For this, an air Force plane has been kept on standby.'

3. Most of the dead indians are from Kerala

Most of the indians affected due to the accident in kuwait are from kerala or other South indian states. The minister of State for External Affairs said, 'According to the information we have received, the highest number of dead and injured are from Kerala. Also, people from other South indian states have also been affected. At present, the true situation will be known only after the dna test report comes. We will stay there and help our people as long as needed.'

4. PM Modi has announced compensation for the dead

PM Modi expressed grief over the accident on wednesday evening and expressed his condolences to the affected indian families. The PM held a high-level meeting regarding the incident, in which it was decided to send the minister of State for External Affairs to Kuwait. It was also decided to provide an assistance of Rs 2 lakh to the family of every indian citizen who died in the kuwait accident. minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar, Principal Secretary to the PM pramod kumar Mishra, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra and many other senior officials were present in this meeting.

5. kuwait started high-level investigation, ordered the arrest of the building owner

Kuwait's Deputy prime minister and Emir of kuwait Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has ordered the officials to conduct a high-level investigation into this terrible accident. He said, 'We vow to catch those responsible for the death of 49 people. Whatever happened today is due to the greed of the company and the building owners. This has taken the lives of 49 people.' Kuwait's home minister Sheikh Fahad Al-Yousuf Al-Sabah has ordered the arrest of the building owners after visiting the scene.

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