Kuwait army units put on alert as ‘precaution against current conditions in region’
Ahram Online, , Wednesday 18 Sep 2019

The Presidency of the General Staff of the Kuwaiti Army announced on Wednesday that some military units have been put in a state of combat readiness as a precaution against the current conditions in region, state news agency KUNA reported.

The measure aims to protect the safety and security of the country's land, air and territorial waters against any potential threats in coordination with the state's military and security services, according to a press release from the Presidency of the General Staff.

The army conducted air and naval exercises with live ammunition between 1:30pm and 5pm on Wednesday to ensure the maximum level of combat preparedness, the statement said.

The Presidency of the General Staff urged the citizens to be wary of unverified reports in this regard that could be circulated by sources other than the competent state sources, namely the directorate of moral guidance and public relations.