The wedding turns into a tragedy, more than 100 dead in Iraq, due to the lighting of fireworks
A raging fire caused by fireworks has caused tragedy at a wedding in Iraq, killing around 100 people and injuring 150 others.
Authorities warned on Wednesday that the death toll could rise.
According to them, the construction materials influenced the rapid spread of the flames. The fire occurred in the Hamdaniya area of Iraq's Nineveh province.
The survivors arrived at local hospitals receiving oxygen. Some of the injured are children.