Bodies of migrants found on Sicilian beach

“Bodies of migrants found on Italy beach,” from Al Jazeera:

The Italian coastguard has found the dead bodies of six migrants on a tourist beach in Sicily while nearly 100 others, thought to be Syrians and some Egyptians, were rescued during an aborted attempt to reach Europe.

“We were alerted just after 5:30 am (03:30 GMT) that a boat had run aground across from a beach resort” near the island’s second largest city Catania, said spokesman for the port authority Roberto D’Arrigo.

“Most of the migrants jumped into the water” when they saw the coastline, he said…

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