Rescue diving boats are seen near the cruise liner Costa Concordia ...
Jan 31st, 2012
(Reuters) - Rescue diving boats are seen near the cruise liner Costa Concordia off the west coast of Italy at Giglio island January 31, 2012. Italian authorities have ended the search for bodies on the submerged sections of the capsized Costa Concordia, more than two weeks after the giant cruise liner capsized off the Tuscan coast, officials said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi (ITALY - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT) -
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