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02 Jun 2019 | 06:47 PM UTC

Italy: Cruise ship collision leaves four injured in Venice June 2

Italy News Alert

Cruise ship collides with tourist boat and dock on Venice’s Giudecca Canal June 2; calls for ban on cruise ships traveling via Giudecca Canal likely over near term, along with related demonstrations

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/2/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/9/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Rome). COUNTRY/REGION Venice

Event

A cruise ship slammed into the wharf and a tourist boat in the San Basilio Terminal of Venice's Giudecca Canal on Sunday morning (local time), June 2, leaving at least four people injured. Renewed calls to ban cruise ships from the Giudecca Canal are likely over the coming days and weeks and may prompt the organization of related demonstrations. 

Advice

Individuals in Venice are advised to monitor developments, avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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