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Following the explosion of the COVID-19 patients' hospital in Bagdad, Iran’s Foreign Minister in a tweet post, extended his condolences to the government and nation of Iraq.

Mohammad Javad Zarif in his latest Arabic tweet on the explosion of an oxygen tank in a hospital housing COVID-19 patients in Iraq said: "Condolences to the brotherly government, people, and families of the victims of the tragic tragedy that those who were lying in Ibn Al-Khatib Hospital were exposed."

At least 27 people were killed and 46 injured in a fire on Saturday at a hospital in southeast Baghdad that had been equipped to house Covid-19 patients.

Many ambulances were rushing towards the hospital, ferrying away those hurt by the fire, the sources said.

Patients not injured in the incident were also being transferred out of the hospital.

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