1 of 2 severely injured OFWs in Kuwait fire now stable

1 of 2 severely injured OFWs in Kuwait fire now in stable condition 

/ 08:58 AM June 21, 2024

1 of 2 severely injured OFWs in Kuwait fire now in stable condition 

A member of the Kuwaiti security forces stand outside a building which was ingulfed by fire, in Kuwait City, on June 12, 2024. More than 35 people were killed and dozens injured in a building fire in an area heavily populated with foreign workers in Kuwait, the interior ministry said. Agence France-Presse

MANILA, Philippines — One of the two  severely injured Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW)  in the deadly Kuwait fire is now in stable condition, Department of Migrant Workers chief Hans Leo Cacdac said on Friday.

However, Cacdac said the other OFW remains in the ICU but has shown “signs of improvement.”


“Re: our two OFWs injured in the Kuwait fire, one who was in ICU then transferred to a hospital ward has been released and is now in company accommodation,” Cacdac said in a post of X (formerly Twitter).


READ: Remains of 3 Kuwait fire victims arrive in PH

“The other OFW who is still in ICU has shown signs of improvement and we hope and pray he is on the road to full recovery,” he added.

Three OFWs died following a fire that broke out in a heavily populated residential building south of Kuwait City on June 12.

Overall, a total of 49 people were killed in the fire.

READ: 3 OFWs confirmed dead in Kuwait building fire

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