At Least 66 Killed in Explosion at Iraq COVID Hospital

Reports citing health officials in the Iraqi province of Dhi Qar said at least 66 people were killed on July 12 in a fire at a COVID hospital in Nassiriya that was caused by an exploding oxygen tank.

Video here from July 13 shows distraught relatives, and people searching through the debris at the Al-Hussein hospital.

Dozens of people were also injured in the blaze, local media said. Credit: Rudaw via Storyful

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