Costa Concordia Divers Find More Remains


Divers have recovered what could be more human remains from the sea off Tuscany where the Costa Concordia cruise liner sank last year.

The latest discovery was announced by Franco Gabrielli, the head of Italy’s civil protection agency, the organisation in charge of the wreck.

“Other remains have also been found and are currently undergoing DNA tests,” Mr Gabrielli said.

Mr Gabrielli announced last week that, in what was described as “almost a miracle”, human remains had been found following the refloating of the 114,500-ton vessel.

Thirty-two people in total died when the ship capsized after striking rocks off close to the island of Giglio, in January last year.

The bodies of 30 victims were recovered but the bodies of an Indian man and an Italian woman were not found.

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