Iran Wedding Fire Video: At least 110 dead & 150 injured as inferno turned marriage into mishap moments before bride-groom dance
Tragic Iran wedding fire incident took place due to fireworks that were set off in the hall moments before the bride and groom's first dance.-
What was supposed to be a night to remember, a wedding in Iran turned into a graveyard after a wildfire killed at least 110 guests and injured at least 150 people. As per reports, the tragic Iran wedding fire incident took place due to fireworks that were set off in the hall moments before the bride and groom's first dance. As per Iraqi local media reports, the entire wedding was engulfed in flames "in seconds". As a result, panicked guests tried to flee from the spot but this caused death of at least 115 people. Authorities in the Hamdaniya area of Iraq's Nineveh province have confirmed 115 deaths, while a further 200 were injured.
Children were also among the burned victims, and the sound of ambulance sirens filled the air for hours after the fire broke out. It is pertinent to mention here that Iran marriage fire cause has not been confirmed as of now, however, reports suggest that it happened due to celebratory fireworks. Kurdish television news channel aired footage showing fireworks shooting up from the floor of the event and setting a chandelier alight. Not only this, Iran Wedding fire video showcased only charred metal and debris as people walked through the scene of the fire. Apart from this, another Iran marriage fire video showcased the bride and groom on the dance floor when the fire began Tuesday night.
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The Kurdish media quoted an injured victim wo informed, "They were about to do a slow dance and then they lit up this thing for the dance which caught fire." Another man injured in the fire at the hospital was quoted saying that the fire started as the couple prepared for their slow dance. "They lit up fireworks," he said adding, "It hit the ceiling, which caught fire. The entire hall was on fire in seconds."
After the major mishap, Iran's Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani ordered an investigation into the fire.