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Around 30 bodies found in migrant boat: Italian authorities

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About 30 bodies have been found in a migrant boat stopped between Sicily and the North African coast, Italian news agencies reported Monday, citing the navy and coastguard. 

The Italian Coast Guard, shown here in 2013 near Lampedusa harbour, has discovered about 30 bodies on a migrant boat stopped between Sicily and the North African coast

The rescuers made the gruesome discovery when they boarded a fishing boat carrying around 590 refugees and migrants to evacuate those in most distress, including two pregnant women.

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