The death toll from the fire that broke out last Saturday in the al-Hol camp, east of Hassakeh, has risen to nine people, including seven children and two women.
On February 27, a large fire broke out in the fourth section of the al-Hol camp and reached the adjacent tent, which resulted in the burning of 36 residents of the camp, 33 of which were transferred to the nearby hospitals in the area.
A medical source from the Hakma public hospital in Hassakeh told North Press that a child and a woman lost their lives after succumbing to their injuries, bringing the total number to nine fatalities.
17 people are still receiving treatment at the hospital, most with second and third-degree burns. Two people were discharged from the hospital after receiving treatment for light burns, the source added.
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