Iraqi PM seeks sacking of local governor after Mosul boat capsize

Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi visits the people injured after a ferry sank in the Tigris river, at Salam hospital in Mosul, Iraq March 21, 2019. Picture taken March 21, 2019. Iraqi Prime Minister Media Office/Handout via REUTERS

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has formally requested that parliament sack Nineveh Governor Nawfal Hammadi al-Sultan after a river ferry accident that killed at least 90 people in the provincial capital, Mosul. The capsize of the boat, which was carrying families to a recreational spot on an island in the Tigris […]

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