Indian Expat dies in accident at refinery in Kuwait

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Indian Expat dies in accident at refinery in Kuwait

Indian Expat dies in accident at refinery in Kuwait

Sathish Kochu Shetty 47, a resident of Padil in Mangaluru, breathed his last on Sunday, June 14 in Kuwait after being in the hospital for three days.

Sathish was the victim of an accident that had taken place on June 11 in a drilling tower of Al-Sabriya Refinery. The incident also resulted in an injury of another worker, as per reports of Kuwait Oil Company.

In a statement, the company said that the accident took place at dawn and was caused by a sudden ignition of the accompanying gases during the drilling operations of the tower, which resulted in a limited fire.

As per sources, Sathish was pronounced dead around 12.30 pm on Sunday. Following Sathish’s death, Kuwait Oil Company stressed on the importance of the safety of their workers and said that a committee has been formed to further investigate the accident.

Today, A 37-year-old Indian expat commits suicide in Jaber Al-Ahmad area.