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Fire breaks out at Covid-19 hospital in Iraq, 23 dead

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As many as 23 people got killed after a fire broke out Sunday in a coronavirus intensive care unit in Iraq's capital city. The fire broke out after an explosion caused by "a fault in the storage of oxygen cylinders". 90 people out of 120 patients and their relatives were rescued by the civil defence personnel. Baghdad Governor Mohammed Jaber called for an "enquiry so that those who did not do their jobs may be brought to justice".