World news – The ship MSC Cruises catches fire off the Greek coast


On Friday afternoon, a huge fire broke out on a cruise ship off the coast of Greece.

According to the Greek news website Kathimerini, clouds of smoke were seen from the MSC Lirica, which has been moored in a port on Corfu since January.

At the beginning of the fire, there were crew members on board the ship with a capacity of 2,300 people. However, no injuries were reported to local news agencies.

The footage shows two lifeboats on the starboard side of the ship that caught fire before firefighters could respond to the inferno.

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