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Grief, anger mount after fire in Iraq COVID ward kills 92

Al Jazeera, 14 Jul 2021
Ninety-two people have now died after a fire on Monday gutted a COVID-19 ward in the Iraqi city of Nasiriya.
Grieving relatives and a doctor who works in the hospital have accused the authorities of negligence.
This is the second fire in three months to rip through a coronavirus ward in the country.
The health sector in Iraq has been marred by years of chaos and mismanagement.

Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Abdelwahed reports from Nasiriya, Iraq.

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