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Kuwait hangs seven people including royal

Kuwait hangs seven people including royal

Kuwait City: Kuwait on Wednesday hanged seven people including a member of the ruling family and three women after they were convicted of premeditated murder, the KUNA state news agency reported.

They are the first executions in the oil-rich Gulf state since mid-2013.

Those executed included two Kuwaitis, two Egyptians and one each from Bangladesh, the Philippines and Ethiopia, KUNA said citing a source at the public prosecution.

Agence France-Presse