Kafr el-Sheikh–The dead body of a young man named Abdo Mohamed Hassan el-Shami from Borg Megheizel village in Rashid was found yesterday morning in the Nile off the coast Rashid city.
Another victim of illegal immigration, el-Shami’s body was pulled out of the water by frogmen divers and transported to Rashid’s public hospital where his family members identified him.
Rescue forces reportedly pulled another three corpses out of the water.
Ibrahim el-Shami, the victim’s uncle, told Al-Masry Al-Youm that his nephew, who has an intermediate diploma, used to work as a van driver. He added that his nephew, frustrated with his insufficient work hours, left the van key and the money he made at home and departed on Tuesday.
The family did not hear any news about the young man until they were told his body was found in the water along with other illegal immigrants.
Rescuers had recently found four dead bodies off the coast of Rashid and Borg Megheizel. Another three corpses were found yesterday morning and transported to the Rashid public hospital. The dead were identified as Mohamed Abdel Wahed Mohamed Gadallah, Assem Mohamed Abdo el-Barbari, 24, Refaat Mohamed el-Sebaee, 30, all three of whom were from the Gharbiya governorate.
Translated from the Arabic Edition.