Dec 29, 2014 10:29 AM

Italian coast guard lifts Greek ferry fire death toll to 7

The Associated Press

BARI, Italy (AP) The Italian coast guard says two more bodies have been recovered from the Greek ferry fire, bringing the death toll to seven.

There was no immediate word on where the two bodies were recovered.

Earlier, authorities found four bodies in the water and the body of one Greek man was recovered Sunday from a lifeboat chute.

Authorities said that the evacuation was completed in the early afternoon, with a total of 414 people rescued from the ferry boat. The captain was the last to leave.


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