Five dead on cruise ship

Five people have been killed and three injured when a lifeboat fell into the sea from a cruise ship docked at the port of Santa Cruz in the Canary Islands. Three of the crew members were Indonesian, one was Filipino and the fifth was Ghanaian.

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Emergency services attend to cruise ship accident

Emergency services attended to a cruise ship accident where reportedly five crew members died after falling overboard a cruise ship, during a routine emergency drill.

Television images showed a small, white two-hulled lifeboat capsized beside the ship.

It was not immediately clear if there were any other people in the lifeboat when it crashed into the sea, or whether the Thomson Majesty ship had any passengers on it.

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