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Fifty-two migrants found dead off Libya coast, Italian coast guards rescue 1,400

Aug 28, 2015    

A Swedish coastguard ship docked at the Sicilian port of Palermo on Thursday carrying more than 570 migrants and the bodies of 52 people, officials said.The Italian coast guard said it had rescued around 1,400 people off the coast of Libya on Thursday, a day after it pulled another 3,000 to safety from the same area.Italian media said a refrigerated lorry was waiting at the dock to take away the bodies for examination by forensic experts.Palermo's prosecutor opened a murder inquiry similar to that launched by Catania earlier this month after the discovery of 49 bodies in the hold of another pa...

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