Greek Ferry with Bulgarians On Board Sinks near Corfu

Incidents | September 21, 2014, Sunday // 13:19|  views

Photo by EPA/BGNES

A Greek ferryboat with Bulgarian passengers on board has suffered an accident near the island of Corfu.

The ferry was traveling from Italy’s Ancona to Patras in Greece with 692 passengers on board and a crew of 80 people.

All of the passengers have been transported to Corfu safely, according to reports of private TV station bTV, citing a relative of a Bulgarian passenger.

According to preliminary reports of Greek media outlets, the ferry boat crashed into underwater rocks near Peristeres.

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