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Iraq wedding fire: How the blaze unfolded

At least 94 people have died and 100 others are injured after a fire broke out during a wedding at al-Haitham Hall, a large event venue located on the outskirts of the northern town of Qaraqosh.

Investigators are trying to establish the cause, but witnesses said the blaze started when several fireworks were lit during the wedding.

Eyewitnesses have described to the BBC scenes of horror and panic as the fire took hold.

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