Dozens killed after fire rips through Iraqi Covid-19 hospital

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Dozens of people have been killed with scores more injured in a fire probably caused by an oxygen tank explosion at a coronavirus hospital in Iraq’s southern city of Nassiriya. One health worker told Reuters that many patients were trapped in the coronavirus ward, with rescue crews struggling to reach them. The hospital fire was a blow to Iraq’s healthcare system, already struggling with an influx of patients and short supplies in the midst of the global health crisis

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