Italy: Divers recover more bodies of dead migrants

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Teddy bears and flowers sit on coffins of the dead migrants inside a hangar of Lampedusa's airport, Italy, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. A ship carrying African migrants towards Italy sank Thursday after a fire was set onboard to attract attention of any passing boats or people on shore when they ran into trouble. They had traveled for two full days and thought they had reached safety when they saw the lights of Lampedusa. Instead, at least 111 drowned and 155 survived, some of whom were in the water for three hours, clinging to anything buoyant, even empty water bottles. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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LAMPEDUSA, Italy (AP) — Authorities say divers have recovered more bodies from a fiery shipwreck of a fishing boat packed with 500 migrants from Eritrea.

Financial police Maj. Leonardo Ricci said divers have recovered about 10 bodies since resuming the search Sunday morning. He said the search and recovery would continue "as long as the sea is calm and there is light."

The search had been suspended for the last two days due to rough seas. There are 155 survivors, and over 200 people remain missing.

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