‘Captain’s Error’ Sank Overloaded Migrant Boat

The captain and a crew member are arrested after being separated from 25 other survivors who were taken to an Italian port.

‘Captain’s Error’ Sank Overloaded Migrant Boat

The shipwreck that killed hundreds of migrants off the Libyan coast was caused by a mistake the captain made piloting the overcrowded vessel, Italian investigators have said.

The captain and another crew member were arrested by Italian police after a group of 27 survivors from the tragedy arrived in the Sicilian port of Catania on Monday evening.

The captain, a Tunisian, has been charged with people trafficking and reckless multiple homicide in relation to the disaster.

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Source: news.sky.com

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