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Prosecutors Blame Captain for Migrant Deaths

Prosecutors blamed the Tunisian captain of a fishing boat for causing the deaths of hundreds of migrants locked below decks when his vessel capsized in the Mediterranean, in the weekend shipwreck that has shocked Europe.
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Tunisian Mohammed Ali Malek, at the time this photo was taken, was not identified as the captain of the sunken vessel. He waits to disembark from the Italian Coast Guard ship Bruno Gregoretti, at the port of Catania, Italy, April 20, 2015.
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Tunisian Mohammed Ali Malek, at the time this photo was taken, was not identified as the captain of the sunken vessel. He waits to disembark from the Italian Coast Guard ship Bruno Gregoretti, at the port of Catania, Italy, April 20, 2015.

Surviving immigrants arrive by Italian Coast Guard ship Bruno Gregoretti at the port of Catania, April 21, 2015.
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Surviving immigrants arrive by Italian Coast Guard ship Bruno Gregoretti at the port of Catania, April 21, 2015.

A surviving immigrant arrives by Italian Coast Guard ship Bruno Gregoretti at the port of Catania, April 21, 2015.
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A surviving immigrant arrives by Italian Coast Guard ship Bruno Gregoretti at the port of Catania, April 21, 2015.

Mohammed Ali Malek (left) and Mahmud Bikhit (right), two of the survivors of the boat that overturned off the coast of Libya over the weekend, wait to disembark from Italian Coast Guard ship Bruno Gregoretti, at the port of Catania, Italy, April 20, 2015. The two were later identified as captain and crew member of the sunken vessel.
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Mohammed Ali Malek (left) and Mahmud Bikhit (right), two of the survivors of the boat that overturned off the coast of Libya over the weekend, wait to disembark from Italian Coast Guard ship Bruno Gregoretti, at the port of Catania, Italy, April 20, 2015. The two were later identified as captain and crew member of the sunken vessel.

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