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Lampedusa death toll rises

Authorities say a further 38 bodies have been recovered following the Lampedusa boat tragedy, taking the death toll to 232. A boat carrying migrants sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa last week.

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Italian fishermen honour dead migrants at sea

A flotilla of Italian fishermen sailed into the choppy waters off Lampedusa to drop a bouquet of yellow flowers near the spot of a shipwreck to honour more than 100 African migrants drowned.

The search to recover more bodies has been called off for a second day because of the bad weather conditions. Up to 200 migrants are still missing.

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