Muscat: A house fire in Al Kuwait has claimed the lives of eight children, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) announced.
In a statement, KUNA said: "Kuwait Fire Service Directorate received a call on Saturday regarding a fire that broke out at a house in Sabah Al Ahmad residential area. The teams headed immediately to the site to put out the fire and start rescue operations."
"The fire crew managed to pull out all victims, some were in critical condition and all were transferred to a nearby hospital."
An investigation regarding the incident is underway.