Eight Shipwreck Victims Identified

    GIGLIO PORTO, ITALY - JANUARY 21: A diver of the Nucleo Operatori Subacquei Guardia Costiera (Coast Guard) conducts a SAR (Search and Rescue) operation that led to the discovery of the body of a woman inside of the ship Costa Concordia on January 21, 2012 in Giglio Porto, Italy. More than four thousand people were on board when the ship hit a rock off the Tuscan coast and 20 are still missing. The official death toll now stands at 12.  (Photo by Laura Lezza/Getty Images)

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    Italian officials have identified eight of the 12 victims of the Costa Concordia disaster. Four of the dead were French, one was Italian, one Hungarian, one Spanish, and one German. There are no Americans on the list, but there are more than 20 people still missing. Hope of finding any more survivors inside the wreckage is fading, although crews resumed rescue efforts Sunday after halting them again overnight. The sunken ship is moving frequently and in danger of tipping into deeper waters off the coast of the Italian island of Giglio. It’s been more than a week since the ship ran aground.

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