Italy's coast guard says eight migrants died at sea

Reuters News
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Posted: Jan 06, 2018 11:22 AM

MILAN (Reuters) - The Italian coast guard recovered the bodies of eight people as it rescued a further 84 from dinghy that ran into trouble off Libya's coast, it said on Saturday.

The coast guard said the migrants had been spotted by a plane patrolling the sea.

(Reporting by Valentina Za; Editing by Angus MacSwan)