Italy officials: Divers find 8 bodies in cruise ship wreckage
ROME- Italian authorities say divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship have spotted four more bodies in a submerged section of a passenger deck.
The national civil protection agency, which is monitoring the operation, said the bodies were sighted Wednesday afternoon, a few hours after four other bodies were found.
Because of worsening weather, only three of the bodies were immediately recovered, that of a woman, a man and a child.
The Concordia struck a reef near the Tuscan island of Giglio on Jan. 13 and capsized.
The number of dead and those missing and presumed dead stands at 32.