Italy cruise ship rescuers find 13th body

23.01.2012 15:13

GIGLIO. January 23. KAZINFORM Italian search-and-rescue teams have found another body aboard the partly sunken cruise ship Costa Concordia, civil protection office spokeswoman Francesca Maffini said Sunday.

The woman is the 13th confirmed victim of the wreck on January 13, CNN reports.

Divers are working to recover the body, which was found underwater on bridge number 7, Maffini said. The victim was wearing a life jacket, she said.

The discovery leaves about 19 people still missing since the ship hit rocks in the shallow waters off the coast of Tuscany, according to CNN count.

 A 12th body was found within the ship Saturday afternoon, according to Italian authorities.

The body of a woman wearing a life jacket was discovered in an area of the ship that was under water, Maffini said.

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