Fire breaks out on ferry in Greece with 288 people on board
18 Feb 2022 10 10
A slightly injured man helped by coast guard officers, arrives at the port of Corfu island, northwestern Greece. AP
Gulf Today Report
A fire broke out Friday on an Italian-flagged cruise ship sailing through the Mediterranean's Ionian Sea with 237 passengers and 51 crew on board, according to Greek port police.
All passengers from the Euroferry Olympia, which was heading to Italy from the Greek city of Igoumenitsa, are safe and on rescue boats, Secretary of State for the Merchant Navy Kostas Katsafados told Greek radio station Skai.