Italy Rescues Migrants, Finds 9 Bodies Near Capsized Boat

April 13, 2015 10:45 AM

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Italy's coast guard says rescuers have saved 144 migrants from a capsized boat north of Libya, and spotted nine bodies.

Coast Guard Cmdr. Filippo Marini told Sky TG24 TV that a search is continuing Monday in case there are more bodies. While the exact number of migrants aboard the boat when it set out wasn't immediately known, Marini said the vessel had the capacity to carry more people.

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