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82 People Dead In Baghdad, Iraq Hospital Fire

Oxygen tanks exploded, starting large fire

Posted: 18 days ago

Breaking news that at least 82 people are dead in a massive Baghdad hospital fire. The fire started after oxygen tanks exploded, two health officials at the hospital said.

Videos surfaced showing a chaotic scene as firefighters scrambled to put out the blaze and hospital staff tried to evacuate patients.The ministry said at least 200 people, including patients were saved, and would have an exact number of those killed and wounded at a later time. The Prime Minister declared a period of national mourning for those killed.