Iraq wedding fire 03/10/2023

Iraq wedding fire: What we know about Qaraqosh blaze

A fire swept through a Christian wedding party in northern Iraq last Tuesday, killing at least 107 people. Here is what we know.

Video points to safety issues that led to deadly Iraq wedding blaze, expert says

An ecstatic couple slow danced surrounded by their loved ones in an opulently decorated wedding hall flanked by pyrotechnics.

Within an hour, over 200 of their closest friends and family suffered severe burns and smoke inhalation. More than half did not survive.

‘Wedding became a graveyard.’ At least 100 killed as fire rips through party in Iraq

A fire tore through a wedding hall in Qaraqosh in northern Iraq on Tuesday, killing at least 100 people and injuring 150 others, prompting anger at the lack of safety measures at the venue.

Funerals held as more than 100 killed in Iraq wedding fire

At least 113 people have been killed and more than 150 injured in a fire that ripped through a wedding celebration in Iraq’s northern Nineveh province, local officials and emergency services said.

A fire at a wedding hall in Iraq kills at least 100 people and injures 150 more

A raging fire seemingly caused by fireworks set off to celebrate a Christian wedding consumed a hall packed with guests in northern Iraq, killing more than 100 people and injuring 150 others as authorities warned Wednesday the death toll could still rise.

More than 100 dead, including bride and groom, in fire at Iraqi wedding hall

A bride and groom were killed along with more than 100 wedding guests as a fire ripped through a wedding hall in Hamdaniyah, in northern Iraq, on Tuesday, local officials said.

Al-Hamdaniyah fire was accidental and caused by fiery source touched flammable materials: Investigation Committee

Al-Hamdaniya Fire Incident Investigation Committee announced on Sunday the results of the investigation into the incident, and while it indicated that it was caused by a fire source that touched flammable materials, it confirmed that the incident was accidental.

Iraqi Christian religious leaders demand an international investigation into deadly wedding fire

Christian religious leaders in northern Iraq called for an international investigation Monday into a deadly wedding fire that killed more than 100 people last week and slammed the government’s probe, which had blamed the blaze on negligence and lack of precautionary measures.

Iraq wedding fire: Bride and groom can't live in their community after blaze kills more than 100 people

Groom Revan says he blames the hall manager for the disaster, which killed more than 100 people and injured at least 150, but says he does not think fireworks were to blame for the fatal blaze.

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