“After a fire broke out at one of the maternity wards at
the Yarmouk Hospital in Baghdad, an Oxygen capsule detonated at the
ward, as a result the babies got burned and died,” said the Iraqi health
ministry in a statement.
According to Rudaw.net, the babies killed were all prematurely born.At
least seven other children and 29 women were rescued and transferred to
another hospital. The statement added that the fire was immediately
brought under control.