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2,100-Plus Migrants Rescued in Mediterranean; 10 Bodies Recovered

At least 10 bodies were recovered Saturday from a rubber dinghy off the Libyan coast, the Italian coast guard said. Fifteen operations were conducted during the day, rescuing 2,100 migrants — almost twice as many as Friday, when 1,200 people were rescued. Another 420 migrants, including seven pregnant women and 78 minors, had been rescued earlier and were brought ashore Saturday at the port of Trapani in Sicily. Beppe Galea Mallia, chief officer on MOAS (Migrant Off-Shore Aid...

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