At least 50 people have been reported dead in a fire outbreak at an Iraqi hospital.
According to reports, the fire outbreak occurred in a coronavirus isolation ward at a hospital in the Iraqi city of Nasiriya.
Reports say the cause of the fire outbreak at the al-Hussein hospital remains unclear.
Some reports however said the fire started after an oxygen tanker exploded.
The Prime Minister of Iraq,
Mustafa al-Kadhimi, has reportedly ordered the arrest of the head of the hospital.