Boat Carrying 600 African Migrants To Europe Sinks In Egypt, 29 Dead, 421 Missing

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September 21, 2016 – Boat Carrying 600 African Migrants To Europe Sinks Near Egyptian Coast, 29 Dead Bodies Recovered, 421 Others Missing

At least 29 bodies of Africans migrating to Europe have been recovered off the Egyptian coast near Kafr al-Sheikh.

According to the Egyptian military, around 150 people were rescued alive out of the 600 African migrants heading to Europe.

Yesterday, 68 Africans heading to Europe were arrested by the Egyptian military after they were caught off the coast of Matrouh.

Last week, 2 Africans trying to cross from Egypt to Europe were caught.

Another 400 were caught last month while trying to risk their lives on a rickety boat on perilous voyage to Europe.