People gather at the ravaged coronavirus isolation ward of Al-Hussein hospital after a massive fire overnight, in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, on July 13, 2021. AFP
Egypt extended its condolences to Iraqi's government and people over a fire that erupted at the Imam Hussein Hospital in Dhi Qar province.
The flames erupted at the Imam Hussein Hospital, an isolation hospital for coronavirus patients, on Monday night, leaving 64 people dead and over a 100 wounded.
In a statement Tuesday, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry extended condolences to the victims' families, wishing the injured people a speedy recovery.