iraq ferry on holiday trip

Iraqi rescuers search for survivors over the site where an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river near Mosul in Iraq, March, 21,2019. REUTERS/Stringer(REUTERS)

19 kids among 94 dead as Iraq ferry on holiday trip sinks in Tigris River

By Agence France-Presse | Mosul
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2019 08:53 AM IST
The vessel was crammed with men, women and children crossing the Tigris Thursday to go to a popular picnic area to celebrate Nowruz, the Kurdish New Year and a holiday across Iraq marking the start of spring.
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