10 Drown, 150 Rescued from Capsized Migrant Boat off Egypt

At least 29 people drowned when a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Egyptian coast on Wednesday, with rescue teams saving at least 150 passengers, officials said.

“The toll now is 29 dead and five injured,” said health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed.

Another health ministry official, Adel Khalifa, confirmed the toll and said the dead included Egyptians and Sudanese and “other African nationalities.”

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