Italy: At least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya

AP
By FRANCES D’EMILIO
May 3, 2015

Migrants arrive at the Lampedusa island harbor early Sunday, May 3, 2015. Ships rescued 3,690 migrants in just one day from smugglers\' boats on the Mediterranean Sea off the Libyan coast, the Italian Coast Guard said Sunday. The agency said 17 different rescue operations were carried out Saturday after smugglers took advantage of calm seas and warm weather to move the migrants out of Africa on motorized rubber dinghies and fishing boats. (AP Photo/Mauro Buccarello)
Migrants arrive at the Lampedusa island harbor early Sunday, May 3, 2015. Ships rescued 3,690 migrants in just one day from smugglers\’ boats on the Mediterranean Sea off the Libyan coast, the Italian Coast Guard said Sunday. The agency said 17 different rescue operations were carried out Saturday after smugglers took advantage of calm seas and warm weather to move the migrants out of Africa on motorized rubber dinghies and fishing boats. (AP Photo/Mauro Buccarello)

ROME — The Italian Coast Guard says the bodies of at least 10 migrants have been recovered at sea in three separate rescue operations off Libya’s coast.

Those rescues are some of more than a dozen being carried out Sunday in the Mediterranean, and follow rescues a day earlier in which 3,690 migrants were saved from smugglers’ boats.

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