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2 policemen injured as trying to extinguish fire in Sulaimani’s Qaladze

  2021-06-06  | 
 Zhyan News Network
File Photo - A civil defense police officer extinguish fire in an area in the Kurdistan Region
 Zhyan News Network


SULAIMANI – Two civil defense police officers severely burned as they were trying to put out a blaze in a farmland in Nawdasht village in Qaladze district northwest of Sulaimani on Sunday (June 6).

The pair burned after wind blew the fire toward them, Raparin Police Directorate said in a statement, noting one of the policeman was injured in the face, hands and feet and the other in his face and left arm. 

They have been evacuated to Sulaimani for the time being for further treatment, it added.

Wildfires are common in the Kurdistan Region in dry and wet summer. 

(Zhyan English)