At the very least 27 useless after hearth tears via Iraq hospital treating COVID-19 sufferers

At least 27 dead after fire tears through Iraq hospital treating COVID-19 patients

2021-04-25 09:32:59

At the very least 27 individuals had been killed and 46 injured in a fireplace on Saturday at a hospital in southeastern Baghdad that had been outfitted to deal with COVID-19 sufferers, medical sources at three close by hospitals mentioned.

The fireplace on the Ibn Khatib hospital within the Diyala Bridge space of the Iraqi capital occurred after an accident precipitated an oxygen tank to blow up, the sources mentioned.

Many ambulances had been speeding in the direction of the hospital, ferrying away these damage by the fireplace, a Reuters photographer close by mentioned.

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Sufferers not injured within the incident had been additionally being transferred out of the hospital, the medical sources mentioned.

The top of Iraqi civil protection unit mentioned the fireplace broke out within the ground designated for the pulmonary intensive care unit and that 90 individuals have been rescued from the hospital out of 120, state information company INA quoted him as saying.

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Main Common Kadhim Bohan added that the fireplace has been put out.


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Iraq’s healthcare system, already ruined by a long time of sanctions, conflict and neglect, has been stretched through the coronavirus disaster.

The full variety of individuals contaminated with COVID-19 in Iraq is 102,5288 together with 15,217 deaths, the well being ministry mentioned on Saturday.

(Reporting by Baghdad newsroom and Alaa Swailem; Writing by John Davison; Modifying by Leslie Adler and Daniel Wallis)





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