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2007-01-15 18:01:35

ROME - A container ship and a commuter hydrofoil collided near the entrance to the Sicilian port of Messina on Monday evening, killing two people and injuring dozens, including three people trapped in the wreckage, officials said. The two dead were aboard the hydrofoil, and firefighters were trying to free three others from its wreckage, Messina fire officials said. State TV said the two deaths were crew members. "The bridge of the hydrofoil was destroyed," Messina Port Cmdr. Antonino...


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call-note
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