NEW OPERA HOUSE IN KUWAIT CATCHES FIRE

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NEW OPERA HOUSE IN KUWAIT CATCHES FIRE

NEW OPERA HOUSE IN KUWAIT CATCHES FIRE

Flames ripped through Kuwait’s new opera house in Kuwait on Monday, just three months after the futuristic $770-million venue opened to the public.

A thick plume of black smoke rose from the waterfront Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Center, television footage showed.

Firefighters on a crane sprayed water onto the building, a structure covered with geometric Islamic patterns.

Broadway musical “Cats” was due to open there on Thursday, according to the center’s website.

Read About: Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre in Kuwait