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At least 24 killed in fire at Baghdad hospital
At least 24 killed in fire at Baghdad hospital

Baghdad, April 25 (TIWN) At least 24 people were killed and dozens injured in a huge fire that broke out in a hospital treating coronavirus patients here in the capital of Iraq, official sources said.

In an unfortunate incident, several oxygen cylinders exploded, setting a huge fire at Ibn al-Khatib Hospital, which is dedicated to treating coronavirus patients on the eastern side of the capital, a statement released by the country’s civil defence, the Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.

Some 90 patients and health workers who were surrounded by flames in the building were rescued, the statement read.

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