The death toll from a fire that swept through a hospital coronavirus ward in Iraq has climbed to at least 92, the Iraqi state news agency reported.
The death toll from a fire that tore through a coronavirus hospital in southern Iraq has risen to 92, health officials say, as authorities face accusations of negligence from grieving relatives and a doctor who works there.
The death toll from a fire that erupted at a coronavirus hospital ward in southern Iraq rose to at least 92. Iraqi officials say an oxygen tank explosion is the probable cause of the incident.
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Jared Malsin For the second time in less than three months, an exploding oxygen canister caused has caused a lethal fire in a Covid-19 hospital in Iraq (Nasiriyah this time), killing at least 41, according to health officials.
Hundreds of Thousands Yeah, less than a hundred people will have such a dent in [checks notes], over 4 million deaths. Thank you for your kind, thoughtful words and condolences to the shattered families, sir.