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Massive Cruise Ship Crashes Into Port In Venice, Injuring At Least 5

It lost control after engine failure and slammed into a tourist boat and dock. The crash adds to growing criticism of cruise ships in the historic Italian city, risking harm to its infrastructure.

A cruise ship crashed into a tourist boat and then into a dock in Venice, Italy on Sunday after suffering an engine failure.

Video posted to social media showed passengers escaping from the tourist boat and running down the dock as the cruise ship rapidly approached.

The 13-deck MSC. Two tugboats tried to guide the cruise ship, but were unable to prevent it from crashing.

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