Iraqi parliament sacks local governor after Mosul boat capsize

Members of the Iraqi Civil Defence rescue team lift a ferry which sank in the Tigris River with a crane in Mosul, Iraq March, 23, 2019. Picture taken March 23, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s parliament voted on Sunday to sack the governor of Nineveh after an overloaded ferry capsized, killing at least 90 people, in the provincial capital Mosul, state media said. The boat was carrying families heading to an outing on an island in the Tigris River on Thursday when it sank. Many of […]

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