Egypt upset at US over accidental killing in Suez Canal

Egypt's Foreign Minister says his country is upset with the accidental killing of an Egyptian citizen by a US Navy-contracted ship that fired warning shots at approaching motor boats in the Suez Canal. The state-run Middle East News Agency quotes Ahmed Aboul Gheit as saying that the dead man's rights should be protected. The Navy has expressed regret for the incident and promised to take care of the victim's family. The cargo ship entered the Suez Canal on Monday and was approached by small motor boats that conduct informal commerce in the canal, prompting the onboard Navy security team to fire shots after issuing verbal warnings.