Dozens dead as fire rips through Iraq COVID ward

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At least 50 people have died and dozens injured after a fire razed a COVID-19 ward in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah.

It is the second blaze to sweep through a coronavirus unit in three months and has angered many of the city’s residents.

The fire broke out at the Al-Hussein hospital late on Monday as civil defence teams fought to control it.

Al Jazeera’s Katia Lopez-Hodoyan reports.

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