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113 killed, 150 injured in Iraq wedding inferno
September 27, 2023

In Iraq, one hundred and thirteen people have been killed and more that 150 others injured in a fire at a wedding function in Nineveh province.

Iraq’s civil defence said initial reports indicate that fireworks used during the wedding ceremony may have caused the blaze that destoryed the building made of inflamble materia.

Governor of Nineveh province Najim al-Jubouri has expressed the fear that the death toll can further rise.