Fire breaks out in hotel in Karbala, killing one child

TEHRAN, Jul. 18 (MNA) – Informed sources reported a fire in a hotel in the center of Karbala in Iraq that has claimed the life of a child.

Iraqi media sources reported a large fire at one of the hotels in Karbala province.

The Iraqi Civil Defense Directorate also confirmed the news in a statement, announcing the rescue of dozens of passengers trapped in the fire.

 It also said that one child had died and several had been injured.

Firefighters rescued 78 people after a fire broke out at the four-story hotel in a commercial neighborhood in downtown Karbala, the statement added according to Al-Sumaria TV.

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