American stabbed in Kuwait

Kuwait—An American has been stabbed and wounded in Kuwait and the assailant arrested, the US embassy said, urging nationals to remain alert to the threat of attack by extremists.
“The embassy informs US citizens that a US citizen was stabbed on Thursday morning, March 10, in Fintas,” a coastal town south of Kuwait City, a statement on its website said.
“His injuries are not life-threatening. The man who assaulted him is in police custody.”The embassy did not identify the victim and gave no information about the nationality or motive of his suspected attacker. “The embassy is not aware of specific, credible threats against US citizens. Nonetheless, US citizens residing in or visiting Kuwait should remain vigilant regarding their personal security,” the statement said.—AFP

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