Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Costa Concordia Disaster: Hope fades of finding more survivors

Hope of finding survivors on the half-submerged Costa Concordia waned Monday after rescuers found a sixth victim, three days after the giant luxury liner ran aground off the Italian coast in an accident that increasingly appeared to have been avoidable.

The sixth victim was a still-unidentified male passenger who was found on the second bridge of the ship wearing a life jacket.

Search efforts were suspended for a time Monday as weather conditions worsened and the ship's position shifted slightly. They were later resumed, only to be suspended again at nightfall.

Read more: LA Times
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