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Death toll in Iraq Covid hospital fire rises to 66, says health officials


The death toll in a fire at a coronavirus hospital in a southern Iraq city has risen to 66, health officials said on Tuesday, as an angry crowd gathered near the city's morgue waiting to receive relatives' bodies. More than 100 others were injured in Monday night's fire in the city of Nassiriya, which was thought to have been triggered an exploding oxygen tank, officials said.

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