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Kuwait says responding to oil spill in Ras al-Zour area

From Reuters - August 12, 2017

(Reuters) - Kuwaiti authorities on Saturday were working on containing and cleaning up a crude oil spill in the country's southern watersin the Gulf, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said in a statement.

KPC did not give the magnitude of the spill nor its cause but said different services were investigating the incident.

"Emergency oil teams are still working to put an oil spill near Kuwait's southern Ras al-Zour area under control," the statement said, citing Seikh Talal al-Khaled al-Sabah, Kuwait's oil sector spokesman.

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