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64 People Have Been Killed In Fire In Covid Ward In Iraq.

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The hospital in Nasiriya opened just three months ago.

64 people have been killed and more than 100 injured on a Covid ward in Iraq, after a fire swept through the building.

Some officials blamed the blaze on an electrical short circuit - while other claimed an oxygen cylinder exploded.

The hospital in Nasiriya opened just three months ago.

It's the second time a fire's killed covid patients in Iraq this year.

 

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