A displaced Iraqi girl is treated in a field hospital at the Hasansham U2 camp, where more than 300 people fell ill in a mass outbreak of food poisoning, in al-Khazer, east of Mosul, Iraq June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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About 800 people fell ill in a mass outbreak of food poisoning at a camp for displaced people east of the Iraqi city of Mosul, officials and aid groups said Tuesday.Iraqi lawmaker Raad al-Dahlaki, who visited the camp overnight, accused the Qatari aid group known as RAF of providing the tainted food.RAF is also among 12 organizations and 59 people put on what Saudi, Emirati and Bahraini officials described as a list of terror entities and individuals Friday.The camp in Al-Khazer, on the road linking Mosul and Irbil, the capital of the Kurdish region, houses 6,300 people, the UNHCR said.About 800,000 people, more than a third of the prewar population of Mosul, have already fled the city, seeking refuge with friends and relatives or in camps.
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