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Over 100 bodies recovered from Egypt migrant shipwreck

Rescuers recovered 53 bodies today from a migrant boat that capsized off the Egyptian coast, bringing the death toll from the disaster to at least 108, a health ministry official said.

"There have been 53 bodies recovered as of 11 am (0900 GMT) on Friday," said health ministry official Adel Khalifa.

A provincial official put the toll from the incident on Wednesday at 115. It was not immediately possible to explain the discrepancy between the two figures.

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Over 100 bodies recovered from Egypt migrant shipwreck

AFP  |  Cairo 

Rescuers recovered 53 bodies today from a migrant boat that capsized off the Egyptian coast, bringing the death toll from the disaster to at least 108, a health ministry official said.

"There have been 53 bodies recovered as of 11 am (0900 GMT) on Friday," said health ministry official Adel Khalifa.



A provincial official put the toll from the incident on Wednesday at 115. It was not immediately possible to explain the discrepancy between the two figures.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Over 100 bodies recovered from Egypt migrant shipwreck

Rescuers recovered 53 bodies today from a migrant boat that capsized off the Egyptian coast, bringing the death toll from the disaster to at least 108, a health ministry official said. "There have been 53 bodies recovered as of 11 am (0900 GMT) on Friday," said health ministry official Adel Khalifa. A provincial official put the toll from the incident on Wednesday at 115. It was not immediately possible to explain the discrepancy between the two figures. Rescuers recovered 53 bodies today from a migrant boat that capsized off the Egyptian coast, bringing the death toll from the disaster to at least 108, a health ministry official said.

"There have been 53 bodies recovered as of 11 am (0900 GMT) on Friday," said health ministry official Adel Khalifa.

A provincial official put the toll from the incident on Wednesday at 115. It was not immediately possible to explain the discrepancy between the two figures.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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