Death toll rises to six after gas cylinder explosion in Iraq's Duhok, official


Shafaq News/ On Friday, the Duhok Police announced that a student died of his injuries due to the gas explosion.

Nechirvan Abdel Aziz died in a hospital in Turkey where he was treated. The Police said.

The death toll reached six, and dozens were wounded when a gas explosion leaked from a cylinder above a student dormitory in Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan, Earlier this week.

Last week, another explosion occurred at a house in Al-Sulaymaniyah due to a gas leak, leaving 15 people dead and 12 injured.

The President of the Kurdistan region, Nechirvan Barzani, said, "the recurrence of gas explosion incidents is a serious and dangerous matter; therefore, the concerned authorities should monitor the gas system and take safety measures to prevent any more incidents."

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