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Norway cruise passengers rescued by helicopter after ship’s engine fails

Today 09:53 GMT

Rescue helicopters evacuated more than 150 people from a luxury cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said.

The crew was able to restart one of the ship’s four engines and the vessel was at anchor about 2 km from land and the passengers were considered safe although the evacuation was set to continue throughout the night.


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