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The White House offers to help Iraq in a hospital fire accident to treat Corona patients

White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday that US President Joe Biden's administration has offered to help Iraqi officials in the wake of a fire in a Baghdad hospital treating coronavirus patients.


And Swissinfo news site reported that Sullivan said in a statement that the US government was in contact with Iraqi officials and offered support.


The explosion of an oxygen cylinder led to a fire in the hospital, killing at least 82 people, as well as injuring 110 others.


Today, Sunday, the Presidency of the Iraqi Council of Representatives assigned a parliamentary committee to investigate the facts about the Ibn Al-Khatib Hospital incident, which killed 82 people.

And the Iraqi Ministry of Health announced that Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi directed an urgent investigation with a number of health officials in Baghdad, against the backdrop of the Ibn Al-Khatib Hospital fire.

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, Minister of Health and Governor of the capital, Baghdad, was suspended from work and referred for investigation in connection with the Ibn Al-Khatib Hospital accident, which killed 82 people, while 110 others were injured.

The Iraqi Prime Minister formed a committee to investigate the incident headed by the Minister of Interior and the membership of the Ministers of Planning and Justice, the Head of the Financial Supervision Bureau and a representative of the Iraqi Parliament.