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Alleged migrant ship captain Mohammed Ali Malek after being rescued on April 20, 2015. Malek and Mahmud Bikhit were taken into custody by Italian Police on suspicion of being crew members aboard a smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people that overturned off Libya's coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

The captain of the migrant ship that capsized and killed up to 900 passengers has been charged with reckless multiple homicide for causing the passengers’ deaths by overloading the vessel and accidentally ramming it into a Portuguese container ship, reports The Independent.

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