PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Dozens die when ferry capsizes in northern Iraq

Clip: 03/21/2019 | 7m 59s

In our news wrap Thursday, at least 94 people died after an overcrowded ferry sank in northern Iraq. Passengers were celebrating Kurdish holidays when the vessel capsized in the Tigris River near Mosul, where heavy rains and snowmelt fed a strong current. Also, the government of New Zealand banned sales of military-style semi-automatic guns and high-capacity ammunition magazines.

Aired: 03/21/19

Expired: 04/20/19

Rating: NR

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