The New Paper

April 26, 2021

82 killed in fire at hospital in Baghdad

At least 82 people were killed in a fire at a hospital in Baghdad, Iraq on Saturday. Early reports suggested the fire was caused by an exploding oxygen cylinder, and an investigation into the explosion is ongoing.
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