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Fire at coronavirus hospital in Iraq kills 44, over 67 injured

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In an unfortunate incident, a massive fire broke out at a coronavirus hospital in Iraq's southern city of Nassiriya. As many as 44 people got killed whereas over 67 people sustained injuries in the fire. The fire was caused by an oxygen tank explosion at the hospital. Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi ordered the suspension and arrest of health and civil defense managers in Nassiriya after the incident.