Boat of immigrants rescued off Sicily with 30 dead

(AGI) Palermo, June 30 - A fishing boat full of immigrantsrescued in the Strait of Sicily on Sunday also carried 30 whohad died. The boat, overloaded with about 600 people, includingtwo pregnant women, was intercepted by the Italian Navy'sGrecale frigate. Officers managed to recover two bodies butwere unable to get into the hull where the immigrants arebelieved to have been killed by toxic gases from the engine orsuffocated in the overcrowded conditions. . .

(AGI) Palermo, June 30 - A fishing boat full of immigrantsrescued in the Strait of Sicily on Sunday also carried 30 whohad died. The boat, overloaded with about 600 people, includingtwo pregnant women, was intercepted by the Italian Navy'sGrecale frigate. Officers managed to recover two bodies butwere unable to get into the hull where the immigrants arebelieved to have been killed by toxic gases from the engine orsuffocated in the overcrowded conditions. . .