mana.ir

News ID: 69082 |
Publish Date: 12:13 - 24 September 2016

162 bodies pulled out after refugee boat sinks off Egypt coast

Egyptian rescue workers have pulled out from the Mediterranean Sea the bodies of more than a hundred refugees whose boat recently capsized near the coast of Egypt.

162 bodies pulled out after refugee boat sinks off Egypt coast
A senior Egyptian official said on Friday that a total of 162 bodies had been pulled out from Egyptian waters. The vessel capsized on Wednesday.
Rescue and recovery operations were still underway, while the military said it had rescued 163 survivors.
Frontex, an EU agency for the management of operational cooperation at the external borders, said in June that crossing from Egypt to Italy was becoming increasingly popular.
Your comment
Name:
Email:
* Comment: