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Navy captain accused in deadly Tunisia migrant boat sinking


Tunis: A Tunisian military probe into the sinking of a migrant boat in October that killed 46 people has blamed the captain of a naval vessel which struck it, the presidency said Friday. The deaths of the Tunisian migrants trying to reach Europe was at the time called a"national catastrophe"by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed."The captain of the military ship and the captain of the (migrant) boat are accused, after their responsibility has been proven in this incident,"the presidency said in a statement, after being informed of the results of an inquiry led by the military prosecutor's office. (AFP)

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