The governor of Sulaymaniyah, Haval Abu Bakr, confirmed this evening, Thursday, that a child was among the victims of the explosion that occurred today in a residential complex in the city.
Abu Bakr said during a press conference from the site of the explosion, "We do not know yet the number of those trapped under the rubble, and the explosion was caused by the explosion of a gas tank used for the heating system."
He added, "We have confirmed the death of a child among the victims of the explosion.
In the meantime, the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, directed the Sulaymaniyah Governorate and the relevant government institutions to conduct a thorough and rapid investigation into the explosion."
Our correspondent reported earlier that the explosion that occurred in the city of Sulaymaniyah, this evening, occurred in the Kwiza 3 residential complex due to the explosion of the LPG gas system, and caused the demolition of 3 homes, the death of 6 people, and the injury of 16 people.