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According to a statement from the armed forces’ official spokesperson, orders were released to the navy to directly save the boat after the arrival of a notification of the boat’s sinking status. Forces assigned to save the boat were afforded all the medical and administrative help for the people onboard.
Prosecution is trying to identify officials who were involved
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb orders compensation of EGP 60,000 for families of deceased and temporary suspension of Nile river officials
Rescue operation still ongoing in river: Ministry of Health
The boat drowned after crashing with another shipping boat in Giza