59 students killed, injured in Sulaimaniyah

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Three persons where killed and 56 others injured when a fire broke out at the hostel of the students of the Technical Institute in Sanjar district of Sulaimaniyah province on Monday morning.

A statement by the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan received by IraqiNews.com on Monday cited “The fire broke out in the students’ hostel, resulting in killing two students and one worker in addition to injuring 56 students.”

According to the statement, Khalwat Ahmed, the spokesperson of the Civil Defense stated “The hostel had a great fire and resulted in killing three people and injuring 56 others,” noting that “The injured students were transferred to the nearby hospital for treatment.”

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