Sunken Ship That Carried 900 Migrants May Have Been Found

Italy's navy said on Thursday it believed it had found the wreck of a boat that sank last month killing up to 900 migrants off the coast of Libya, the Mediterranean's most deadly migrant tragedy in living memory. Only 24 bodies have been recovered since the April 18 disaster and the discovery of the wreck 375 meters underwater some 135 km north of Libya would notably increase the chances of finding more remains. The navy said in a statement that search teams based on two minesweepers and a smaller navy vessel used sonar instruments and a submersible to locate the hulk of a 25-metre blue boat which fitted the description of the one that sank.