Death toll from Lampedusa shipwreck rises to 18 – Italian coast guard

FILE PHOTO: Italian coastguards carry the body of a migrant victim of a boat that capsized off the Italian coast, on the island of Lampedusa, Italy November 30, 2019. REUTERS/Mauro Buccarello

(Reuters) – The bodies of five migrants who died when a boat capsized in rough waters off the southern Lampedusa coast a week ago have been found, Italy’s coast guard said on Sunday, bringing the overall death toll to 18. The boat, which survivors said had departed from Libya taking advantage of a respite in […]

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