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WATCH: Scared passengers evacuate Italian cruise ship

By Andrew Jones
Monday, January 16, 2012 9:22 EDT
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Military rescuers patrol next to the damaged Costa Concordia . Image via AFP.
 
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Video has been released of frightened passengers evacuating the damaged Costa Concordia luxury cruise ship off the coast of Italy this weekend.

Passengers are shown to be screaming in fear as they wait for lifeboats to be lowered.

Ship captain Francesco Schettino was arrested on Saturday, accused of manslaughter and abandoning the ship before all passengers were evacuated.

Italian rescue crews suspended search efforts Monday to locate any more survivors. Six people have been found dead, and 16 of the 4,200 people on board are still missing.

WATCH: Video from the Associated Press, which was published on January 15, 2012.

Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones is a staff writer/reporter for Raw Story. Besides covering politics, he is also a freelance sports journalist, as well as a slam poetry and music artist. You can follow him on Twitter @sluggahjells.
 
 
 
 
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