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Congestion upsets Venice's vaunted gondoliers

Gondoliers say safety is being put at risk as authorities allow more boats despite severe overcrowding.

Last Modified: 04 Sep 2013 17:16
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Venice's iconic gondoliers are furious about the amount of traffic on their city's waterways.

They say safety is being put at risk, because the authorities are allowing more boats, despite severe overcrowding and the death of a tourist last month.

Al Jazeera's Phil Lavelle reports from Venice.

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