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Italy cruise ship captain detained after vessel runs aground

The captain of the cruise ship which ran aground off the western coast of Italy has been detained by police as the investigation into the incident gets under way.

More than 4,000 passengers and crew were rescued from the stricken Costa Concordia, but three people have been confirmed dead and up to 40 are still unaccounted for.

Alan Johnston reports from Giglio.

  • 14 Jan 2012
  • From the section Europe