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Tragedy in Iraq: At least 100 dead and 150 injured in fire at wedding reception in Iraq

Tragedy in Iraq as at least 100 people died and more than 150 injured when it erupted fireon the evening of Tuesday to Wednesday (27/9), at a wedding reception venue in Nineveh.

Hundreds of people – about a thousand, according to the Al Arabiya network – had flooded the wedding reception hall, which became the site of the fire.

According to the Iraqi Ministry of Health, at least 100 people were killed and more than 150 were injured by the fire that broke out under unclear circumstances in a building in the Hamdaniya district. However, it should be noted that local media report the ignition of sparklers and fireworks as a possible cause of the fire.

Strong fire brigade and ambulances rushed to the area.

Al Arabiya reports that a military aircraft will fly to Baghdad some of the most seriously injured.

Source: News Beast

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