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At least 5 killed, 61 injured as severe dust storm sweeps through Iraq

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A severe dust storm swept through southern Iraq on April 29, 2019, claiming lives of at least 5 people.

Southern provinces of Najaf and Karbala were the hardest hit.

At least four civilians were killed and 61 others were injured, Health Ministry spokesman said.

The Health Directorate in Najaf said one person was killed in the province and 20 others injured (due to downed trees and collapsed walls).

Featured image credit: @411991yousf61

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