DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SHIPWRECK

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STORY: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SHIPWRECKDATELINE: Feb. 11, 2012LENGTH: 0:00:39LOCATION: Santo DomingoCATEGORY: OTHERSVOThe death toll from a shipwreck in the Caribbean waters off the Dominican Republic has risen to 54, and 6 are still missing.***Navy officials said they pulled anther 2 bodies from the sea along the coast of the northeastern province of Samana on Friday.Rescuers were still searching for the bodies of the others missing after the shipwreck that occurred last Saturday.The wooden overladen boat with about 60 Dominican migrants was sailing toward the U.S. island of Puerto Rico.Chief of rescue team expected the death toll to rise as the hope for finding more survivors is getting slim.15 people have been rescued so far, but the number could rise, as some of the passengers of the ill-fated boat could have reached the shore.
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