Video: Massive fire breaks out at National Bank of Kuwait HQ construction site

The bank confirmed that more than 2,500 workers who were on site were safely evacuated



Image courtesy: @almesfr on Twitter

A massive fire broke out the construction site of the National Bank of Kuwait headquarters on Thursday.

The bank confirmed that more than 2,500 workers who were on site were safely evacuated.

Civil Defence teams and police patrols rushed to the scene to put out the fire and managed to prevent it from spreading.

Images and videos on social media showed plumes of thick smoke rising from the tower.

The reason for the blaze has not been revealed.