INA - Dhi Qar
The Directorate of Health of Dhi Qar announced that more than 36 people were killed and 5 others were injured in a fire incident at Imam Hussein Educational Hospital, which is used to treat COVID-19 patients.
"36 dead and 5 wounded were recorded as a result of the Al-Naqa Center fire, and the fire was brought under control,” said the official spokesman for Dhi Qar Health Directorate, Ammar Al-Zamili, to the Iraqi News Agency (INA).
Earlier on Monday, a fire broke out inside the isolation center for COVID-19 cases at Imam Hussein Hospital (peace be upon him) in Dhi Qar.
For its part, the Ministry of Interior said in a brief statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "civil defense teams are battling the fire accident in the center of Dhi Qar governorate inside Al-Hussein Educational Hospital,”