Owner ar­rested over shipwreck

China Daily (USA) - - WORLD -

Egyp­tian au­thor­i­ties have ar­rested the owner and crewmem­bers of a boat that sank last week car­ry­ing hun­dreds of mi­grants, the se­cu­rity chief of Beheira prov­ince said on Wednes­day. The boat cap­sized off the Mediter­ranean coast on Sept 21. Res­cue work­ers and fish­er­men said they had res­cued at least 169 peo­ple, but at least 202 peo­ple died.

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