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A fire at a hospital for patients in the Iraqi capital has killed 23 people

A fire at a hospital for patients in the Iraqi capital has killed 23 people

April 25 2021 At least 23 people were killed and dozens injured in a fire at a hospital in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Thursday evening.

Local television, citing health sources, reported that the fire was caused by an explosion in an oxygen tank.

After the accident, a large number of ambulances rushed to the scene to help the injured, the uninjured were also transferred to other hospitals.

Iraqi civil defense officials said the fire has now been put out, the hospital at that time there were 120 patients and their families, 90 people have been rescued.

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