Europol to investigate Egypt mass drowning

Ayyubid Wall Al-Azhar Park in Cairo, Egypt

Ayyubid Wall Al-Azhar Park in Cairo, Egypt. Photo: Błażej Pindor.

PanARMENIAN.Net – The European policing agency Europol is planning to investigate what is believed to be the biggest loss of a migrant boat in 2016, following a Reuters-BBC Newsnight investigation, BBC News said.

More than 500 people are thought to have died in the sinking on 9 April, but there has been no official inquiry.

Newsnight has established that the boat set sail from Egypt – not Libya, as the UNHCR stated at the time.

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