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Mother 'completely shocked' at news her daughter was stranded on ship

"Completely shocked I couldn't believe it was happening again - you know the ship was in danger. Even though I knew the fire was out obviously I didn;t know the extent of the fire but in the same email they did say that everyone was safe so there was a little bit of comfort there."

JAYNE THOMSON speaking to ITV Central


Dancer from Sutton Coldfield stranded on cruise ship

Costa Allegra moored in Genoa in Italy
Costa Allegra moored in Genoa in Italy Credit: PA

Rebecca Thomas from Sutton Coldfield is stranded on the Costa Allegra which was left drifting after losing power in the Indian Ocean.

Her brother James, who is also a dancer, escaped from the Costa Concordia when it capsized in Italy last month, killing 25 people and leaving seven more missing.


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