Five expats injured in Al Khuwair building fire

MUSCAT: Five expats sustained severe smoke inhalation injuries when fire erupted on Saturday in a residential building in Al Khuwair, according to the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance (PACDA). Soon after receiving report about the incident by the operation centre of PACDA, civil defence and ambulance teams and fire engines rushed to the location. The cause of the fire which erupted in one of the flat in a two-storey building is yet to be ascertained. The injured were transported to Khoula Hospital and the Royal Hospital.