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More bodies found on Italy cruise liner

2012-02-23 10:43:11 GMT2012-02-23 18:43:11(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

The capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship, which ran aground off the west coast of Italy, is seen at Giglio island February 12, 2012. Salvage crews on the island of Giglio prepared to resume operations on the capsized Costa Concordia on Sunday. Snowfall and rough seas over the past week brought operations on the cruise liner to a standstill but calmer seas on Sunday offered hopes operations could now resume. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

The capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship, which ran aground off the west coast of Italy, is seen at Giglio island February 12, 2012. Salvage crews on the island of Giglio prepared to resume operations on the capsized Costa Concordia on Sunday. Snowfall and rough seas over the past week brought operations on the cruise liner to a standstill but calmer seas on Sunday offered hopes operations could now resume. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

A worker of the Dutch salvage company SMIT climbs on board of the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia, which ran aground off the west coast of Italy, at Giglio island February 12, 2012. Salvage crews on the island of Giglio prepared to resume operations on the capsized Costa Concordia on Sunday. Snowfall and rough seas over the past week brought operations on the cruise liner to a standstill but calmer seas on Sunday offered hopes operations could now resume. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

The oil tanker Elba (R) and the oil recovery sea platform Meloria (C) are seen near the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia, which ran aground off the west coast of Italy, at Giglio island February 12, 2012. Salvage crews on the island of Giglio prepared to resume operations on the capsized Costa Concordia on Sunday. Snowfall and rough seas over the past week brought operations on the cruise liner to a standstill but calmer seas on Sunday offered hopes operations could now resume. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Italian authorities said divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship have spotted four more bodies in a submerged section of a passenger deck.

The national civil protection agency, which is monitoring the operation, said the bodies were sighted Feb. 22 afternoon, a few hours after four other bodies were found.

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