29 Killed As Refugee Boat Capsizes At Egypt Cost


Cairo: A migrant boat with 600 people on board has capsized, killing at least 29 of those on board.

Rescue workers have managed to save around 150 people so far, Egyptian state news agency MENA said.

A local official said: “An illegal migration boat has capsized off the coast of Kafr al-Sheiklh carrying 600 migrants in the largest illegal migration operation through the Kafr al-Sheikh coast so far.”

The boat was carrying Syrian, Egyptian and African migrants, according to security services.


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