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Egypt Refers Two Officials to Court for Migrant Boat Capsizing

CAIRO, Dec 3 – Egypt has referred two maritime inspection officials to trial for their role in the capsizing of a migrant ship that led to the death of over 200 earlier this year, state news agency MENA reported on Saturday. A boat carrying about 450 people capsized off Egypt’s northern coast in September. Some

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Egypt Arrests Owner, Crew of Shipwrecked Migrant Boat

CAIRO, Sept 28  – Egyptian authorities have arrested the owner and crew members of a boat that sank last week carrying hundreds of migrants, the security chief of Beheira province was quoted as saying by state media on Wednesday. The boat capsized off the Mediterranean coast on Sept. 21. Rescue workers and fishermen said they

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Death Toll in Migrant Shipwreck off Egypt Rises to 202

CAIRO, Sept 27  – Thirty-three bodies were recovered on Tuesday as a wreck of boat that sank off Egypt last week with hundreds of migrants aboard was lifted from the depths, raising the confirmed death toll to 202, a local official said. The boat capsized off the Mediterranean coast on Sept. 21. Rescue workers and

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