Almost 100 dead as Iraq ferry sinks on spring holiday trip

Almost 100 people, mostly women, and children died as a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish New Year sank in a swollen river in the former jihadist stronghold of Mosul.

Almost 100 dead as Iraq ferry sinks on spring holiday trip

At least 54 people died when an overcrowded ferry carrying families sank Thursday in a swollen river in northern Iraq during Kurdish New Year celebrations, officials said.


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