Fire at Iraq university dormitory kills at least 14

Fire at Iraq university dormitory kills at least 14
# 09 December 2023 05:48 (UTC +04:00)

At least 14 people died on Friday in a fire at a university accommodation block in Iraq’s northern Kurdistan region, local authorities said, APA reports citing Al Arabiya News.

Local Kurdish television channel Rudaw broadcast footage of firefighters at work in front of the building which houses academic staff and students from Soran University.

The channel reported that a preliminary investigation found the fire was caused by an “electrical short circuit.”

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