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Five killed in cruise lifeboat fall

Five people have died in an accident on a cruise liner in the Canary Islands after a lifeboat broke loose and fell into the sea during a routine safety drill.

Five people have died in an accident on a cruise liner in the Canary Islands.

A lifeboat broke loose and fell into the sea during a routine safety drill.

The Thomson Majesty was docked at the pier on the island of La Palma at the time.

The BBC's Tom Burridge reports from Madrid.

  • 11 Feb
  • From the section Europe