One of the 45 bodies of migrants that were recovered by the Italian military ship Vega during its search and rescue mission
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Migrant bodies brought ashore in Italy

The UN's refugee agency says the number of migrants who have drowned in the Mediterranean in the past few days could be as high as 700.

The information comes from survivors, who have now been taken to Italy.

The BBC's Will Ross reports.

  • 29 May 2016
  • From the section Europe
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