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Hotel fire in Iraqi Kurdistan kills 17, governor tells local TV | Reuters

ERBIL, Iraq A fire at a hotel in the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan region killed 17 people on Friday, the governor of Erbil told a local media network.

Nawzad Hadi told Rudaw TV that 14 of the victims were not from the autonomous region, but that their nationality was not yet known.


(Reporting by Isabel Coles; Editing by Catherine Evans)

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.


Updated Date: Feb 05, 2016 23:46 PM

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