Baghdad Iraq: numerous dead after floating restaurant sinks

Posted on March 1, 2013 • Filed under: Middle East, Tourists Killed

A floating restaurant crowded with dozens of patrons sank in the Tigris River in central Baghdad, leaving at least eight dead and several missing. “A boat belonging to the Lebanese Club in the Karrada area sank tonight while there were 80 people on board,” an interior ministry official said, reported Agence France-Presse. Read Article

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