Fire in Hospital Kills 12 Newborn Babies


Fire in Hospital Kills 12 Newborn Babies.

A total of twelve newborn babies have died following a fire outbreak at a Baghdad hospital on Wednesday, the Iraq’s ministry of health stated.

It was also reported by the ministry that 29 women and nine babies were also injured in the fire outbreak.

The fire started from a corridor of the maternity ward of al-Yarmouk hospital, which is located in Central Baghdad.

“The fire was managed to put out by Civil defense forces, moving the injured persons to a near by hospitals.

“It later discovered that the fire incident was caused by an electrical fault, ” Ahmmed al-Rudaini, who is the Iraqi Health Ministry spokesman, made it known.


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