According to medical and security officials, at least 36 people were injured in a hospital in Baghdad, except for the deaths of 15 people. Dr. Saba al-Kujai, who was present at the scene, said: “I don’t know how many people died, there are corpses burned in many places in the hospital.
Baghdad 15 people are said to have died on Saturday evening as a result of the explosion of an oxygen cylinder in a Baghdad Hospital Fire, which treats patients with the corona virus.
Officials said firefighters tried to control the fire and evacuated patients from Ibn al-Khatib hospital; Serious COVID-19 (COVID-19) patients were treated in the intensive care unit of this hospital. Dr. Saba al-Kujai, who was present at the scene, said, “I don’t know how many people died, burned bodies in many places in the hospital.” According to doctors and security officials, at least 36 people were injured in addition to 15 deaths. The Iraqi authorities have not disclosed the official number of victims.
A hospital doctor said there were at least 120 patients in the hospital at the time of the fire. It is reported that the fire started due to the explosion of at least one oxygen cylinder in the hospital, causing more than 8,000 new cases. of Kovid-19 arrive in Iraq. The government is demanding that people be vaccinated, but due to a lack of trust in the country’s health system and vaccines, people are not showing up.