A boat carrying migrants capsized Wednesday in the Mediterranean off Egypt's north coast, drowning at least 43 people and prompting a search operation in which another 150 were rescued, officials said.

Europe migrants crisis: scores drown after migrant boat capsizes off Egyptian coast

A boat carrying migrants capsized Wednesday in the Mediterranean off Egypt's north coast, drowning at least 43 people and prompting a search operation in which another 150 were rescued, officials said.