Baghdad Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Bashir Khalil Al-Haddad expressed his deep regret over the fire that occurred at the Coronavirus Isolation Center in Imam Al-Hussein Teaching Hospital in Dhi Qar governorate yesterday evening, which resulted in the death and injury of dozens.
In a press statement, he called for an urgent investigation by the competent security and health authorities and a detailed disclosure of the circumstances of the accident, stressing that those who failed to perform their duty be held accountable, and that the civil safety and prevention measures for Al-Hussein Hospital and other hospitals and health centers should be held accountable throughout Iraq.
He called on the government to comprehensively review the country’s health system.
It is mentioned that the number of victims of the hospital accident rose to 64 martyrs and 50 wounded.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency