At least 50 dead in Iraq after fire sweeps through coronavirus ward

At least 50 people have died and dozens were injured after a fire blazed through a Covid-19 ward at a hospital in southern Iraq on Monday. The three-month-old ward contained 70 beds, according to the hospital authorities. The water tankers and ambulance arrived at the fire site. The firefighters tried to put out the fire in the hospital. Ambulance and other vehicles evacuated the injured people. The covered dead bodies were laid out in the hospital garage where people looked for family members among the dead bodies.

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