Tag: ferry disaster

At least 55 people killed in Tigris river tourist ferry disaster near Iraq’s Mosul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 15:33

At least 55 people died when an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river near Mosul in northern Iraq on Thursday, according to local officials. The boat was reportedly carrying ... Read More

At least 103 dead in Indian ferry disaster

editor editor- May 2, 2012 10:25

BURABURI, India - At least 103 people are dead after a passenger ferry capsized and sank in a remote part of northeastern India, according to local officials. Read More

Zanzibar ferry disaster culprits charged in court with murder

editor editor- January 24, 2012 11:18

(eTN) - Eleven people, including the captain, and some of his crew and staff in charge of load controlling and operations of the ill-fated ferry MV Spice Islander, which sank ... Read More

Ferry disaster could ruin Tanzania’s tourist destination image

editor editor- September 19, 2011 06:47

The maritime accident that hit Zanzibar last week has left tourism officials worried that recurring disasters could ruin Tanzania’s image as a tourist destination. Read More