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162 bodies recovered after sank for the coast of Egypt

162 bodies recovered after sank for the coast of Egypt

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In total, 162 bodies recovered since a vluchtelingenboot sank off the coast of Egypt, now three days ago.

According to the Egyptian authorities may still be dozens of others died. Before, it was clear that 150 people could be saved.

On board of the boat were mainly migrants from Egypt, Syria and other African countries. Was the boat on the way to Italy.

Video: Bodies recovered in Egypt

Fishing boats

Almost daily car refugees from the Middle East, Asia and Africa crossing over to Europe on overcrowded fishing boats. The starting point is usually Libya, but increasingly steps migrants in Egypt on a boat.

From January to June this year, more than 2,800 of these people during the crossing of the Mediterranean Sea. In the same period last year, there were about a thousand less.

In total, this year more than 200,000 immigrants crossing dared.

Sank Egypt

A rescue team on the way to the capsized boat. In total, this year more than 200 thousand immigrants crossing dared.
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The survivors are the quay helped.
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Survivors to a makeshift hospital. From January to June this year, more than 2,800 of these people during the crossing of the Mediterranean Sea.
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Migrants who survived to climb up on the Egyptian quay and are assisted by local residents.
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On board of the boat were mainly migrants from Egypt, Syria and other African countries. Was the boat on the way to Italy.
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Daily car refugees from the Middle East, Asia and Africa crossing over to Europe on overcrowded fishing boats. The starting point is usually Libya, but increasingly steps migrants in Egypt on a boat.
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