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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Lifeboat from cruise ship still in water

The first pictures that have emerged showing the Thomson Majesty cruise ship, on which five people died, show that one lifeboat still in the water.

Thomson Majesty docked in the port of Santa Cruz in the Canary Islands Credit: EBU
The upturned white hull of one of the ship's lifeboats can be seen next to a local Coatsguard vessel Credit: EBU

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