Reuter - Kuwait
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People firing bullets in the air to express joy at weddings had jeopardised aircraft, Kuwait's aviation authority said. "Several civil airplanes had to change their courses," said a letter to the interior ministry. "On October 24 two airplanes, Kuwaiti and American, were exposed to shooting from a wedding in the area south of the airport. Other airplanes have suffered similar incidents ... this could result in catastrophes."