A hotel (pictured) fire late Thursday in the northern Iraqi city of Sulaimaniyah killed at least 29 people, including four Americans and a number of other foreigners. Three of those who died leapt out of the hotel’s windows to their death.
AFP - Four Americans and at least three other foreigners were among 29 people killed in a hotel fire in northern Iraq that saw some of the victims jump to their deaths, officials said Friday.
The massive blaze in Sulaimaniyah city, 270 kilometres (170 miles) north of Baghdad, broke out around 10.30 pm (1930 GMT) Thursday and raged for seven hours before finally being brought under control.
Date created : 2010-07-16