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Italy boat sinking: Divers reach wreck off Lampedusa

Italy's fire service has released video footage of divers reaching the wreckage of a boat which sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa.

The diving team from Palermo made several trips over Thursday looking for bodies, at a depth of 47 metres.

The operation was suspended overnight, and resumed at first light on Friday.

At least 111 bodies have been recovered, and 155 people rescued so far.

  • 04 Oct 2013
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