Investigators concluded the presence of the effects of flammable materials, such as fuel, "gasoline", heavily in the children's room

Hospital fire that killed 11 infants in Baghdad shows suspicion of intentionality

08/14/2016
The results of the investigation into the fire a hospital in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, three days ago, and claimed the lives of 11 infants, that the incident "deliberate and caused by arson."
As many as 11 children newborn died at dawn Wednesday, a fire broke out in the "Yarmuk" hospital west of the capital Baghdad, the Ministry of Health announced then that because of the "short circuit." According to the results of the commission of inquiry set up by the Iraqi Health Ministry, Anatolia and got a copy of it on Saturday, the fire, which broke out in the early hours of last Wednesday was "caused by arson." According to the investigators that they had reached the presence of the effects of flammable materials, such as fuel, "gasoline", heavily in the children's room, where he met with 11 children, were killed inside. She said the results of the investigation that the incident "happened intentional caused by arson, with intent to cause fire and damage mentioned," without naming the perpetrator. The incident has sparked angry reactions in Iraq, which prompted the Minister of Health, Adila Hammoud, to resign over TV program on the air, but quickly dropped it. Against the backdrop of the incident, the health "Karkh" in Baghdad Director, Jaseb Latif Ali Ahadjama, his resignation, which afford health minister responsible for health actually fell in hospitals under its management.

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