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The sky is bright to see the corpse Hospital fire at COVID patient department Iraq kills more than 90

The sky is bright to see the corpse – On July 14, AP reported the tragedy of the fire in the ward for COVID-19. at Al Hussein Hospital Nasiriyah City southern Iraq It said the death toll had risen to 92 and more than 100 were wounded after a search under the scorched wreckage.

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The incident late on Monday, July 12, was an all-night chaos. Both firefighters and rescuers tried to contain the blaze. and help those trapped inside but can’t do much due to darkness Until dawn to see the victim’s body that the staff wrapped and laid out in front of the hospital.

Of the 20 bodies recovered, 20 must be sent for DNA testing to prove their identity. because it is very scorched

The sky is bright to see the corpse

People gather outside a COVID-19 hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, early Tuesday, July 13, 2021 (AP Photo)

Relatives burst into tears. and angered both the local officials of Thikar and the federal government neglecting important public buildings to be unsafe. Later, clashes broke out between protesters and police. until the police car was set on fire

A man walks amid debris at al-Hussain coronavirus hospital after it was ravaged in a fire, in Nassiriya, Iraq, July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

for the cause of the fire It was found that sparks from the wires spread to the oxygen tanks. Until the tank exploded and turned into a fire spread throughout the building that was just built 3 months ago to accommodate 70 beds.

Also, there are no sprinklers or fire alarms installed inside the building. Despite the fact that the hospital’s medical group had warned health officials several times. Since the fire in the ICU at Baghdad Hospital three months ago in which 82 people have died, the response has been answered. “We have no budget.”

People watch the flames as a massive fire engulfs the coronavirus isolation ward of Al-Hussein hospital in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, late on July 12, 2021. (Photo by Asaad NIAZI / AFP)

such events Emphasizes that Iraq’s health system is in dire straits. After years of conflict, President Barham Salih said the two hospital fires were the result of corruption and mismanagement. I don’t appreciate the life of Iraqi people.

Rescuers and civilians look for bodies after a catastrophic blaze erupted Monday at a coronavirus hospital ward in the al-Hussein Teaching Hospital, in Nasiriyah, Iraq, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. P Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

Iraqi parliament chairman Mohammad al-Halbusi said the fire was clear evidence of failure to protect Iraqi lives. and that it was time to put an end to such catastrophic failure.

A man reacts at the ravaged coronavirus isolation ward of Al-Hussein hospital after a massive fire overnight, in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, on July 13, 2021. (Photo by Asaad NIAZI / AFP)

This devastating fire is the second in a row since April. An oxygen tank exploded, killing 82 people and injuring 110 at a hospital in Baghdad. As a result, Minister of Health Hassan Altamimi had to resign.

The current situation of the COVID-19 epidemic still very distressing There is a high number of new patients. Last week’s statistics stood at 9,000 daily, the death toll exceeded 17,000 from 1.4 million infected.

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