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Greek ferry survivors tell of terror on burning ship; death toll at 10
Greek ferry survivors tell of terror on burning ship; death toll at 10

Greek ferry survivors tell of terror on burning ship; death toll at 10 By Christina Boyle LONDON — Shocked passengers rescued from a fire-damaged Greek ferry on Monday described terrifying and chaotic scenes on board as gale-force winds, choppy seas and plumes of dense smoke hampered rescue efforts. People stuck on the Norman Atlantic were forced to stand on the freezing deck for hours as the vessel tilted and the fierce below-deck blaze started “cooking everybody’s feet.” They were pelted by heavy rain and hail, and thick smoke filled the air, making it difficult to breathe. “We experienced the Titanic,” passenger Saadet Bayhan told...

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