Italian authorities guide migrants who survived ship sinking at Catania's port in Sicily
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Mediterranean migrants: Captain questioned over deadly capsize

Italian investigators have questioned the captain of a ship that capsized in the Mediterranean on Sunday, causing the deaths of more than 800 migrants.

The captain - a Tunisian named Mohammed Ali Malek - will appear in court in Sicily on Friday charged with mass homicide.

Prosecutors in Italy say he crashed the boat by mistake against a merchant rescue ship.

Twenty-eight survivors of the disaster are being cared for in Sicily, from where James Reynolds reports.

  • 21 Apr 2015
  • From the section Europe
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