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Dozens of bodies believed to be refugees found on beach in southern Italy

Boat believed to be bringing refugees from Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan struck rocks off coast of Calabria

At least 43 people, including a newborn baby, have died in a shipwreck as they tried to land on a beach in rough seas off the coast of Italy’s Calabria region.

Italy’s fire service wrote on Twitter that 28 bodies had been recovered early on Sunday morning, with many reported to have washed up on a tourist beach near Steccato di Cutro, while others were found at sea.

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