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Small oil spillage contained near Kuwait's Qaruh Island




(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))

KUWAIT, 25th August, 2017 (WAM) -- A small oil spillage was discovered near Qaruh Island in Kuwait on Friday, and ships owned by the Kuwait Oil Company have managed to contain the situation, said Essam Al-Ghanim, Minister of Oil of Kuwait.

In a statement to the Kuwaiti News Agency, KUNA, Al-Ghanim added that an air sortie was carried out to determine the presence of pollutants near the Kuwaiti Island.

According to KUNA, Al-Ghanim stressed that the sortie was undertaken after satellite images showed a possible spillage near Qaruh while affirming that everything was under control.

WAM/Rasha Abubaker

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Small oil spillage contained near Kuwait's Qaruh Island

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