The Italian Navy rescues migrants on a boat on May 19, 2014 during an operation off the coast of Sicily. (AFP/MARINA MILITARE)
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About 30 bodies have been found in a migrant boat that was stopped between Sicily and the North African coast, Italian news agencies reported Monday, citing the navy and coastguard.It is not the first time Italian rescuers have found migrants dead on the overcrowded boats but never before were there such a large number.Over the past weekend more than 1,600 migrants were rescued by Italian authorities, bringing the total number of migrants so far this year to above 60,000 .
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