All passengers off burning ferry

Dec 29, 2014 8:33 AM by Cheryl Wengren

BARI, Italy (AP) - Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says that the evacuation of the Greek ferry that caught fire off Albania has been completed, and that only the vessel's captain and four Italian sailors remain on board to assist in the operation.

The latest numbers indicate 414 people have been rescued from the ferry, and five bodies removed. They include a Greek man who died after become trapped in a lifeboat chute, and four others whose bodies were recovered today. Their identities or the circumstances of their deaths were not immediately known.


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