Iraqi health officials: 58 dead in fire at coronavirus ward


              Rescuers look for bodies after a catastrophic blaze erupted Monday at a coronavirus hospital ward in the al-Hussein Teaching Hospital, in Nasiriyah, Iraq, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Iraqi medical officials said the death toll from the fire in Nasiriyah had risen to over 60. Two health officials said on Tuesday that more than 100 people were also injured. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
            
              Rescuers and civilians look for bodies after a catastrophic blaze erupted Monday at a coronavirus hospital ward in the al-Hussein Teaching Hospital, in Nasiriyah, Iraq, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Iraqi medical officials said the death toll from the fire in Nasiriyah had risen to over 60. Two health officials said on Tuesday that more than 100 people were also injured. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
            
              People gather outside a COVID-19 hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, early Tuesday, July 13, 2021. A catastrophic blaze erupted at the coronavirus hospital ward. It was the second time a large fire killed coronavirus patients in an Iraqi hospital this year. (AP Photo)
            
              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)
            
              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)
            
              People gather outside a COVID-19 hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, early Tuesday, July 13, 2021. A catastrophic blaze erupted at the coronavirus hospital ward. It was the second time a large fire killed coronavirus patients in an Iraqi hospital this year. (AP Photo/Str)
            
              People gather outside a COVID-19 hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, early Tuesday, July 13, 2021. A catastrophic blaze erupted at the coronavirus hospital ward. It was the second time a large fire killed coronavirus patients in an Iraqi hospital this year. (AP Photo)
            
              Rescuers and civilians look for bodies after a catastrophic blaze erupted Monday at a coronavirus hospital ward in the al-Hussein Teaching Hospital, in Nasiriyah, Iraq, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Iraqi medical officials said the death toll from the fire in Nasiriyah had risen to over 60. Two health officials said on Tuesday that more than 100 people were also injured. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
            
              Rescuers and civilians look for bodies after a catastrophic blaze erupted Monday at a coronavirus hospital ward in the al-Hussein Teaching Hospital, in Nasiriyah, Iraq, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Iraqi medical officials said the death toll from the fire in Nasiriyah had risen to over 60. Two health officials said on Tuesday that more than 100 people were also injured. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
            
              People gather outside a COVID-19 hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, early Tuesday, July 13, 2021. A catastrophic blaze erupted at the coronavirus hospital ward. It was the second time a large fire killed coronavirus patients in an Iraqi hospital this year. (AP Photo)
            
              People gather outside a COVID-19 hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, early Tuesday, July 13, 2021. A catastrophic blaze erupted at the coronavirus hospital ward. It was the second time a large fire killed coronavirus patients in an Iraqi hospital this year. (AP Photo)
            
              People gather outside a COVID-19 hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, early Tuesday, July 13, 2021. A catastrophic blaze erupted at the coronavirus hospital ward. It was the second time a large fire killed coronavirus patients in an Iraqi hospital this year. (AP Photo)
            
              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)
            
              People gather outside a COVID-19 hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, early Tuesday, July 13, 2021. A catastrophic blaze erupted at the coronavirus hospital ward. It was the second time a large fire killed coronavirus patients in an Iraqi hospital this year. (AP Photo)
            
              Rescuers and civilians look for bodies after a catastrophic blaze erupted Monday at a coronavirus hospital ward in the al-Hussein Teaching Hospital, in Nasiriyah, Iraq, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Iraqi medical officials said the death toll from the fire in Nasiriyah had risen to over 60. Two health officials said on Tuesday that more than 100 people were also injured. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
            
              People gather outside a COVID-19 hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, early Tuesday, July 13, 2021. A catastrophic blaze erupted at the coronavirus hospital ward. It was the second time a large fire killed coronavirus patients in an Iraqi hospital this year. (AP Photo)
            
              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)
            
              People gather outside a COVID-19 hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, early Tuesday, July 13, 2021. A catastrophic blaze erupted at the coronavirus hospital ward. It was the second time a large fire killed coronavirus patients in an Iraqi hospital this year. (AP Photo/Str)
            
              People gather outside a COVID-19 hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, early Tuesday, July 13, 2021. A catastrophic blaze erupted at the coronavirus hospital ward. It was the second time a large fire killed coronavirus patients in an Iraqi hospital this year. (AP Photo)
            
              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)
            
              Rescuers and civilians look for bodies after a catastrophic blaze erupted Monday at a coronavirus hospital ward in the al-Hussein Teaching Hospital, in Nasiriyah, Iraq, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Iraqi medical officials said the death toll from the fire in Nasiriyah had risen to over 60. Two health officials said on Tuesday that more than 100 people were also injured. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
            
              People gather outside a COVID-19 hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, early Tuesday, July 13, 2021. A catastrophic blaze erupted at the coronavirus hospital ward. It was the second time a large fire killed coronavirus patients in an Iraqi hospital this year. (AP Photo)
            
              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)