MOSUL (Reuters) - At least 79 people died when an overloaded ferry carrying families on an outing sank in the Tigris river in Mosul in northern Iraq, medical sources told Reuters on Thursday. Most of casualties
An overcrowded ferry sank into the Tigris River near Mosul, Iraq, as people gathered to celebrate Kurdish new year. Video taken by a witness shows a man diving into the water to rescue passengers in distress.
Victims were celebrating Persian New Year Nowruz at an amusement park in Mosul when tragedy struck. At least 100 people are reported drowned in Iraq's city of Mosul after their ferry capsized in the Tigris
A few kilometres away from Mosul’s battlefield, Kurds in Akre village celebrate the upcoming Newroz. A day before the Kurdish new year, locals set large bonfires and fire fireworks from rooftops and the
At least 94 people died and 55 were rescued Thursday when a ferry overloaded with holiday revelers sank in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul, officials said. The ferry had been taking Kurdish
A ferry full of families celebrating Kurdish new year and Mother's Day capsized in the Tigris River near Mosul. Officials say dozens of people were killed, many of them women and children. Transcript INSKEEP,
A ferry overloaded with people has capsized on the Tigris river near the Iraqi city of Mosul, killing more than 70 people. Most of the casualties on the ferry were women and children who could not swim,