Hundreds of people suffered from mass food poisoning in a camp for refugees from Mosul U2, is located between that city and Erbil. One child died. According to unofficial information, the dead more. 200 people were hospitalized.
According to the UN Agency for aid to refugees, injured participants of mass iftar meal that marks the end of the day’s fasting in Ramadan. They started diarrhea and vomiting, causing dehydration.
«Our staff worked all night in close contact with other agencies and local authorities to provide proper medical care, if necessary, fixed,» — said in a statement the Agency.
Food for the meal was cooked in one of the restaurants in Erbil. Its owners are arrested. The administration of the refugee camps reported that has long operated a ban on the delivery into the camp food, however, recently it was cancelled under pressure from the outside.