Guests Poisoned at a Wedding in Iraq


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No less than 50 guests has been poisoned at a wedding in Iraq’s northern province of Kirkuk due to spoiled food.

The incident occurred in the town of Hawija, west of Kirkuk, the capital city of the cognominal province.

The provincial health chief, Ziyad Khalaf, said some of the cases were mild while some were serious.

He added that all the patients have received the necessary medical treatment in the hospital.

The incident came a day after a deadly fire ripped through a wedding hall in a predominantly Christian town in Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh, killing 114 people and injuring more than 200.

Written by: Helen Obih

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