Italy CG rescues 1,800 migrants
More migrants rescued, five bodies found.
Italy coast guard rescues 1,800 sea migrants, five found dead
Italy’s coast guard said about 1,800 migrants were rescued from seven overcrowded vessels on Saturday, while five corpses were found on a large rubber boat carrying 212 others.
The dead bodies were found on board at the time of the rescue, a coast guard spokeswoman said on Sunday. The cause of death was not yet known, she said.
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