The death toll from a fire at a COVID-19 health center ward in Iraq’s Nasiriyah has actually increased to 60, and roughly 100 others got hurt, a source informed Sputnik on Tuesday.
“According to the latest information, 60 people became victims of the fire, while 30 bodies were completely charred. About 100 people received burns and other injuries in the fire,” the source stated.
Authorities anticipate an additional boost in casualties as the operation to recover bodies from the burning health center structure continues.
According to initial details, the fire was brought on by an oxygen tank surge.