An Egyptian men reacts upon the arrival of a body along the shore in the Egyptian port city of Rosetta on September 21, 2016, during a search operation after a boat carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean. AFP / MOHAMED EL-SHAHED
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Rescuers brought more bodies ashore and searched for dozens still missing Thursday a day after a boat crowded with migrants capsized off the Egyptian coast, drowning at least 51 people.Survivors said up to 450 migrants had been aboard the fishing vessel when it sank about 12 kilometers off the coast of Rosetta, an Egyptian Mediterranean port city.The military has said 163 survivors have been rescued so far, with a Health Ministry official saying 51 bodies had been retrieved.Rescuers said the search would focus on the boat's cold storage room where witnesses said about 100 people had sought refuge as the vessel flipped over.
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