the moment Iraq ferry sinking: 'At least 100 dead' in Tigris river at Mosul

At least 100 people are reported to have died after a ferry sank in the Tigris river in the Iraqi city of Mosul.

Another 30 people are missingĀ , the Iraqi Human Rights Observatory quoted defence officials as saying.

Most of the 100 passengers said to have been on board could not swim, the head of Mosul's civil defence agency said.

Rescue teams are trying to reach people who were on the ferry, which was reportedly heading towards a tourist island.

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