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PHOTO GALLERY: Fire devastates COVID-19 ward in Iraq, killing 64




A man reacts 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. (Photo by Asaad NIAZI / AFP)

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. (Photo by Asaad NIAZI / AFP)

A man reacts 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. (Photo by Asaad NIAZI / AFP)

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. (Photo by Asaad NIAZI / AFP)

People search the rubble 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. (Photo by Asaad NIAZI / AFP)

Mourners prepare to bury hospital fire victims in Najaf, Iraq, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. A catastrophic blaze erupted at a coronavirus hospital ward in southern Iraq of Nasiriyah on Monday. It was the second time a large fire killed coronavirus patients in an Iraqi hospital this year. (AP Photo/Anmar Khalil)