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Death Toll Rises To 10 In Italian Ferry Accident, Dozens ‘Unaccounted For’ – 30 December 2014

RT logoThe death toll following a blaze on an Italian ferry that caught fire off Greece’s Adriatic coast has risen to 10. Dozens were reportedly unaccounted for after the evacuation ended, amid possible inaccuracies in the owner company’s manifest list.

As the evacuation ended on Monday afternoon, rescue teams had saved over 400 people – but the exact number was disputed.

Greek Coast Guard spokesman Nikos Lagadianos cited Italian authorities as saying that 432 people, including passengers and crew, were rescued from the Italian Norman Atlantic ferry, AP reported.

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