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‘Costa Concordia’ Death Toll Rises To 12


(RFE/RL) — Italian Coast Guard divers have found the body of a woman on board the Italian cruise ship that ran aground and capsized a week ago, bringing the known death toll to 12.

Coast Guard Commander Cosimo Nicastro told the Associated Press news agency that the body, wearing a life jacket, was found in a narrow corridor near an evacuation staging point at the ship’s rear.

The body was brought to Giglio, the Tuscan island where the cruise liner hit a reef and ran aground on January 14 with 4,200 people onboard.

Twenty people are still missing.

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