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Kovid-19 fire in Baghdad hospital treating 19 patients, 15 dead


According to medical and security officials, besides 15 people killed, at least 36 people were injured. Iraqi officials have not released an official number of casualties. A doctor at the hospital said that at least 120 patients were present in the hospital at the time of the fire.

Baghdad Corona virus Treating patients Baghdad In a hospital Oxygen cylinder As many as 15 people have been reported to have died late Saturday due to fire due to the explosion. The firefighters tried to control the fire and evacuated patients from Ibn al-Khatib Hospital, officials said. In the ICU of this hospital COVID-19 Serious patients were being treated. Dr. Saba Al-Kujai, who was present at the scene, said, “I do not know how many people have died, there are burnt bodies in many places in the hospital.”

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According to medical and security officials, besides 15 people killed, at least 36 people were injured. Iraqi officials have not released an official number of casualties. A doctor at the hospital said that at least 120 patients were present in the hospital at the time of the fire. It is being told that the fire started due to the explosion of at least one oxygen cylinder in the hospital. More than 8,000 new cases of Kovid-19 are coming to Iraq. The government is requesting people to get vaccinated but people are not coming forward due to lack of trust in the health system and vaccines of the country.

Disclaimer:Prabhasakshi has not edited this news. This news has been published from PTI-language feed.

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