Kuwait Oil Company says it has contained and isolated oil leak

The incident did not result in any damage or injuries, the company said in a tweet

  
Oil is collected at a production facility at the Burgan oil field January 13, 2003 in Central Kuwait. Image used for illustrative purposes.

Oil is collected at a production facility at the Burgan oil field January 13, 2003 in Central Kuwait. Image used for illustrative purposes.

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CAIRO  - Kuwait Oil Company said on Wednesday it has contained and isolated the source of an oil leak that occurred on Tuesday night, located near Kilo 18 of the Seventh Ring Road.

The incident did not result in any damage or injuries, the company said in a tweet.

"The area where the leak occurred is now totally safe and under control, and the company confirms that its regular operations are continuing uninterrupted," it added.

(Reporting by Samar Hassan, writing by Nafisa Eltahir; editing by Jason Neely) ((Nafisa.Eltahir@thomsonreuters.com; +971 56 226 1754;))

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