COVID Hospital in South Iraq Gutted After Deadly Fire

Reports citing health officials in the Iraqi province of Dhi Qar said at least 92 people were killed on July 12 in a fire at a COVID hospital in Nasiriyah that was caused by an exploding oxygen tank.

More than 100 people were also injured in the blaze, local media said.

This footage was livestreamed by local news outlet Rudaw on July 13, and shows the remnants of the building. Credit: Rudaw via Storyful

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