The directorate explained, according to the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "the wedding hall was covered with "Ecobond" panels that are highly flammable and in violation of safety instructions and referred to the judiciary under the Civil Defense Law No. 44 of 2013."The governor of Nineveh, Najm al-Jubouri, announced earlier, "The number of victims of the Hamdaniya fire in northern Iraq has risen to 114 dead and about 200 injured," confirming the declaration of mourning for a week following the fire of the wedding hall in Hamdaniya.The statement explained that "this huge fire led to the collapse of parts of the hall As a result of the use of flammable and low-cost building materials, which caused the destruction of a large part of the place in a few minutes after the outbreak of fire."Iraqi Prime Minister, Mohammed Shia al-Sudani, directed the ministers of interior and health to mobilize all efforts to relief those affected by the fire in the Hamdaniya district in Nineveh province, according to the Iraqi News Agency (INA).