Fire in Yazidi Camp in Zakho: three dead, 5 injured
A fire broke out in a Yazidi refugee camp in Zakho, in the province of Dohuk in South Kurdistan. Three people from the same family lost their lives and 5 people were injured.
It was reported that a fire broke out in Bêrsiva camp where Yazidi refugees are housed and which is under control of the KDP. The camp is in Zakho, in the province of Dohuk in South Kurdistan. The fire broke out in the early hours of the morning apparently due to an electrical problem.
According to local sources, a father and two children from the same family died while 5 other people were injured. It was learned that the deceased were 31-year-old Xalid Eliyas from Shengal and his 10 and 11-year-old children.
Xalid Eliyas took refuge in Dihok during the genocide attacks of ISIS mercenaries against Shengal on 3 August 2014 and was placed in the Bêrsiva camp.
No more information could be obtained about the condition of the injured.