Monday, December 29, 2014

Breaking News : Passenger ferry catches fire off Greece

An Italian-flagged ferry carrying 466 passengers and crew caught fire while sailing from Greece to Italy on Sunday



In this image taken from a video released by the Italian Air Force, smoke billows from the Italian-flagged Norman Atlantic, top, after it caught fire in the Adriatic Sea, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014



A life raft believed to be from the car ferry Norman Atlantic that burns in waters off Greece is seen in this still image from video December 28, 2014



A life raft believed to be from the car ferry Norman Atlantic that burns in waters off Greece is seen in this still image from video December 28, 2014



In this image provided by the Italian Navy, smoke billows from the Italian-flagged Norman Atlantic after it caught fire in the Adriatic Sea, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014



In this image provided by the Italian Navy, smoke billows from the Italian-flagged Norman Atlantic, top right, after it caught fire in the Adriatic Sea, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014



The car ferry Norman Atlantic burns in waters off Greece in this still image from video December 28, 2014



The car ferry Norman Atlantic burns in waters off Greece in this still image from video December 28, 2014



Merchant Marine Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, second right, speaks with Nikolaos Lagadianos Greece's Coast Guard spokesman at the operation room of the Ministry in Piraeus port, near Athens during the fire of the Italian-flagged Norman Atlantic ferry in the Adriatic Sea, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014



Greece's Coast Guard spokesman Nikolaos Lagadianos, center, delivers a statement to the media concerning a fire aboard the Italian-flagged Norman Atlantic, outside the Merchant Marine Ministry in Piraeus port, near Athens, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014