Memorial for victims of Costa Concordia

Family of victims to attend ceremony six months after the ill-fated vessel ran aground off Italy coast.

    Relatives of victims of the Costa Concorida shipwreck are to attend a memorial service to mark six months since the cruise liner ran aground on the Giglio Island off Italy's western coast.

    Thirty-two people died in the disaster.  

    The veseel has been lying there capsized since then, and has now become almost a landmark attracting visitors.

    Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavagna reports from Giglio Island.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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