The Afghan Embassy in Iraq’s capital caught fire on Wednesday afternoon, Baghdad’s Civil Defence confirmed.



The Afghan Embassy in Iraq’s capital caught fire on Wednesday afternoon, Baghdad’s Civil Defence confirmed.

Firefighters were sent to the site immediately, and they managed to control the blaze and minimize the damages.
Security sources said that no casualties were reported after the incident. BASNews reported.

According to officials, an electric short circuit in the fuel storage of the facility was the reason behind the fire.


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