Jul 14, 2021, 12:15 AM
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Parliament Speaker condemns killing of Iraqi patients in hospital

Tehran, IRNA – Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf expressed on Tuesday condolences to the Iraqi nation over the incident in a hospital in Nasiriya city where a number of COVID19 patients lost their lives in a fire disaster.

In a message addressed to his Iraqi counterpart Mohammed al-Halbousi, he said that with great sorrow and distress, he was informed of the death and injury of a number of Iraqi citizens in the said incident.

He extended his sympathy on the occasion and consoled the speaker and members of the Iraqi Parliament, government, as well as the friendly and brother nation Iraq, especially the bereaved family members of the victims.

He also prayed for the salvation of the incident’s victims and wished patience and endurance for their bereaved family members.

He also prayed for the fast recovery of the injured victims of the fire disaster.

According to IRNA, a fire broke out in the Quarantine Section of the Corona disease patients in Imam Hussain (P) Hospital in Nasiriya, Ziqar province, on Monday night as a result of which more than 60 Iraqi citizens lost their lives.

The media have also reported a rising number of victims.


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