Home / General / Funeral for man who died helping victims of Iraq ferry disaster | Iraq News

Funeral for man who died helping victims of Iraq ferry disaster | Iraq News

A funeral has been held for a volunteer who drowned trying to help after last week’s ferry disaster in Iraq. Angry relatives are accusing the local government of negligence. Officials have been sacked and nine people arrested, including the owners of the boat. But dozens of passengers are still missing.

Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim reports from Mosul where the ferry overturned.

Check Also

Saudi-led coalition intercepted Houthi drone launched toward residential area

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s air defenses intercepted a drone launched toward a residential area …

Five things to watch for at the OAS General Assembly in Colombia | Colombia News

Medellin, Colombia – Representatives from 35 governments in North and South America will convene Wednesday …