Baghdad: ICU ward catches fire, 82 patients dead, 110 injured

Baghdad: The death toll from a huge fire that broke out in a hospital treating coronavirus patients in Baghdad rose to 82 killed and some 110 wounded, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said. “The fire of Ibn al-Khatib Hospital resulted in the killing of 82 patients and health workers and the wounding of 110 others,” Khalid al-Mahana, […]

Iraq: Massive blaze in ICU of coronavirus ward in Baghdad hospital kills 82

Baghdad: The death toll from a massive fire in a Baghdad hospital for coronavirus patients rose to 82 Sunday, as anxious relatives searched for those missing and the government suspended key health officials for alleged negligence. The blaze, described by one witness as ‘volcanoes of fire,’ swept through the intensive care unit of the Ibn […]

Nearly 100 people injured after train derails in Egypt

CAIRO: Ninety-seven people were injured on Sunday when four train carriages derailed in Egypt`s Qalioubia province north of Cairo, the health ministry said in a statement. Two security sources and local media reported that several people had been killed in the accident, but there was no official confirmation. Officials did not respond immediately to requests […]