A fire devours palm groves north of Babylon

A fire engulfed a number of palm groves in Al-Mahaweel district, north of Hilla, without injuries.

Civil Defense media Director Aqil Abdullah said, "The civil defense teams were able to put out the fire and prevent it from spreading to houses adjacent to the orchards.

He added that the police opened an investigation to find out the causes of the fire.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency