Tunisian coast guard retrieves bodies of 19 migrants

TUNIS (Reuters) - The Tunisian coast guard has retrieved the bodies of 19 migrants who were trying to reach the Italian island of Lampedusa, the national guard said on Tuesday.

The latest incident took the number of migrant deaths off the Tunisian coast to nearly 200 in first four months of this year.

(Reporting by Tarek Amara, Editing by Timothy Heritage)