Qatar Amir condoles with Iraqi president

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Qatar Amir condoles with Iraqi president

The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani held a telephonic conversation with Iraqi President Dr Barham Salih, expressing condolences over the victims of a ferry that sank in the Tigris river in Mosul, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

Death toll rises to 102 after ferry capsizes in Iraq's Tigris River

An overcrowded ferry capsized in the Tigris River near Mosul, killing at least 102 people during Nowruz and Mother's Day celebrations on Thursday, officials said.

The US Embassy in Baghdad issued a statement expressing condolences to families of the victims. "Chargé d'Affaires Joey Hood and the entire United States Mission express our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in the tragic ferry accident on the Tigris River near Mosul," it read.