Italy: All Lampedusa bodies recovered

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All of the bodies from the ship of African migrants that sank off the coast of Lampedusa, Italy, last week have now been recovered, the Italian Coast Guard announced Thursday.

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A total of 309 bodies were found. There were 155 survivors.

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The tragedy amounted to Italy's deadliest migrant shipwreck and, according to Lampedusa Mayor Giusi Nicolini, "the biggest sea tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea since World War II."