Firefighters inspect after a fire at a storage site in Baghdad, housing the boxes from Iraq's May parliamentary election, Iraq June 10, 2018. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani /File Photo
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The fire that ravaged a Baghdad warehouse where votes from May's legislative election were stored ahead of a recount was started "deliberately", Iraqi Interior Minister Qassem al-Araji said Monday.Around 60 percent of the two million voters in Baghdad cast their ballots in the May 12 election in that district.The fire erupted as the Supreme Council of Justice on Sunday appointed nine judges to supervise a manual vote recount which had been ordered by Iraq's outgoing parliament.
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