Race Against Time to Save Passengers From Ferry Adrift

December 29, 2014 2:34 AM

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Race Against Time to Save Passengers From Ferry Adrift

International rescue workers were in a race against the clock Sunday night to save the hundreds of people still stranded on a ferry adrift in rough seas between Albania and Italy.

The Greek Coast Guard said Sunday night that 201 of the 478 people on the ferry, sailing from the Greek port of Patras to Ancona in Italy, had been evacuated by late Sunday night. Most were airlifted by helicopter to other merchant vessels sailing nearby, though a few were flown to hospitals in sout...

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