Egypt arrests owner, crew of shipwrecked migrant boat
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 had rescued at least 169 people, but at least 202 people died and uncertainty remains over how many might still be missing.
"Security services were able to arrest 15 people, who are crew members, brokers, who were involved in the accident that killed 202 people until now,"... read more
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