Mourners Attend Funerals for Victims of Iraq Wedding Fire

10 個月前

Funerals for the victims of a fire that killed more than 100 people at a wedding in northern Iraq were being held on September 27 and 28, Rudaw said.

This footage shows mourners carrying the coffins of some victims on Wednesday.

Of the 700 people at the wedding, more than 100 were killed and over 150 injured in the blaze, according to reports citing the local governor.

On Thursday, Prime Minister Mohammed Shia’ Al Sudani travelled to Nineveh, according to local reports.

On Wednesday night, Iraq’s Ministry of Interior said 14 people had been arrested in connection with the fire, which started when indoor flares were used in a building made of highly flammable panels. Credit: O LIVE TV via Storyful