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Costa salvage effort complete

The Costa Concordia salvage operation has been completed, the head of Italy's civil protection authority announced. It took engineers 19 hours to raise the ship from its side.

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Efforts to find bodies will not begin until ship is upright

Underwater picture of the Costa Concordia taken in January last year. Credit: Guardia Costiera/ABACAPRESS.COM

Efforts to find the bodies of an Italian woman and Indian man still missing on the Costa Concordia will not begin until the ship is upright and safe, officials said.

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