REFILE-UPDATE 2-Costa Concordia re-floated to be towed away for scrap

July 14, 2014 3:41 PM

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GIGLIO, Italy, July 14 (Reuters) - The wreck of the luxury liner Costa Concordia was re-floated on Monday and will soon be towed away and broken up for scrap, more than two years after it capsized off the Italian coast, killing 32 people.

The 290-metre Costa Concordia ran aground on rocks near the Tuscan holiday island of Giglio on Jan. 13, 2013. The rusting hulk of the once-gleaming-white ship had been resting on a temporary platform since being righted a year ago.

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