40 Dead in Hold of Migrant Boat Off Libya: Swedish Coastguard

August 26, 2015 2:25 PM

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Rome: The bodies of around 40 people were found on Wednesday in the hold of a migrant boat off the coast of Libya, the Swedish coastguard said.

The macabre discovery was made after Swedish ship the Poseidon was sent to the aid of a stricken vessel by the Italian coastguard.

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