This accident happen in the meternity hospital name as Yarmouk Hospital which is situated in western Baghdad . Babies died when a flame broke out the maternity ward .
The representative of the hospital named Ahmad al – Rdainy said that the babies were died because of suffocation . He also says that the flame broke out late on Tuesday night near maternity ward . Ahmad al – Rdainy also says that according to investigations electricity failure cause the fire.
Besides 7 more children and 29 women were also affected by the fire were transferred immediately to another hospital . Bagdad powers immediately sealed the hospital and were banning the media from the site . The famous news agency named as Mada press investigates these things . They also said that building material and poor structure of building also cause the electrical short circuit which caused fire. Moreover they also said that emergency system of the hospital is also very slow .
Electrical short circuit failures are getting much common in Iraq . The reason is that there maintenance is not very good . It is also saying by investigators that the wiring of the hospital was very poor.