1 October 2023

IRCS teams assist affected people in the fire at the Hotel in Najaf

NAJAF, 26 July 2023 (IRCS) - The medical teams of the Iranian Red Crescent participated in the relief operation after a fire engulfed Qasr al-Shafa’a Hotel in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf.

160 Iranian pilgrims were stationed at this 6-storey hotel that caught fire on July 25.

Following the incident, the Iranian Red Crescent's ambulance-equipped medical teams arrived on scene.

Hakim and Imam Ali (AS) Hospitals in Najaf received 30 pilgrims who had respiratory problems. A man suffered a fracture as well.

Currently, all the affected people have been discharged from the hospital, and only two pilgrims are hospitalized with burns and fractures, according to Hossein Fazli, deputy of the Hajj and Pilgrimage Medical Center of the Iranian Red Crescent Society.

In the city of Najaf, the Imam Ali (AS) Hospital, which is affiliated with the Iranian Red Crescent Society, serves the people and pilgrims.




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7/26/2023 - 10:58
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