Italian police confirmed divers have recovered about 10 bodies from the waters off Lampedusa today.
Financial police Maj. Leonardo Ricci said the search and recovery would continue "as long as the sea is calm and there is light."
The search resumed this morning after being suspended for two days because of bad weather.
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