• Boat Carrying 600 Migrants Capsize, 29 Dies

    Boat Carrying 600 Migrants Capsize, 29 Dies

    A boat carrying around 600 people has capsized off Egypt’s coast, killing at least 29, officials said today, in the latest disaster to befall migrants attempting to cross to Europe.

    The boat sank in the Mediterranean Sea off Burg Rashid, a village in the northern Beheira province.

    Of the 29 bodies found so far, 18 were men, 10 were women and one was a child, local officials said.

    “Initial information indicates that the boat sank because it was carrying more people than its […]