Funerals Held for Victims of Iraq COVID Hospital Fire as Death Toll Mounts

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 Nassiriya that was caused by an exploding oxygen tank.

Dozens of people were also injured in the blaze, local media said.

This footage was filmed by local photographer Karar al-Sari at the Imam Ali Holy Shrine in Najaf, where some victims of the fire were buried, local media said. Credit: @kr.photo86 via Storyful

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