Tripoli, 19 March 2103:
Security officials say they have recovered nine unidentified bodies on the shore west of Sabratha. Five were found . . .[restrict]at the Tallil Seyahi Beach and the other four near the Mellitah Oil and gas terminal.
The officials says that the bodies were recovered on Sunday and Monday by members of the Sabratha Supreme Security Committee.
It is believed that the dead were illegal immigrants whose boat sank off the Sabratha coast. Thirty-two people are known to have drowned in the accident. The latest discovery brings the figure to 41. Forty-three people were rescued. [/restrict]