Two drown in Little Zab River in Koya district


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SULAIMANI — Two people drowned in the Little Zab River in Koya district’s Kani Bi village on Friday (July 23), a local official said.

Director of Koya Civil Defense Directorate Goran Ahmed told NRT that the pair drowned while swimming.

A witness identified the victims as brothers.

They are at least the third drowning deaths over the last two days in the Kurdistan Region, with a teenager dying while swimming in the Sirwan River near Kalar on Thursday.

(NRT Digital Media)