Egyptian security detain 172 migrants headed for Italy

(AGI) Cairo, June 29 - Egyptian security forces detained 172migrants on Sunday morning in the town of Rashid in thenorthwestern Nile delta. The migrants were headed for Italy,intending to take a boat across the Mediterranean, the officialnews agency Mena reported. The group comprised 50 Egyptians, 92Syrians, 27 Sudanese, one Palestinian, one Chadian and oneEritrean, each of whom reportedly paid 4,000 U.S. dollars forthe voyage. . .

(AGI) Cairo, June 29 - Egyptian security forces detained 172migrants on Sunday morning in the town of Rashid in thenorthwestern Nile delta. The migrants were headed for Italy,intending to take a boat across the Mediterranean, the officialnews agency Mena reported. The group comprised 50 Egyptians, 92Syrians, 27 Sudanese, one Palestinian, one Chadian and oneEritrean, each of whom reportedly paid 4,000 U.S. dollars forthe voyage. . .