A cruise ship collided with a dock and a tourist boat in Venice on Sunday, injuring four people, the local port authority said.
MSC Cruises said the 2,679-passenger Opera, a 54-metre high and 275-metre long liner which dwarfed the Venice skyline, was approaching a terminal on the Giudecca canal when it hit the dock and a nearby ferry after a technical problem.
The safety of big ships in European cities has been highlighted by the crash last week of a cruise liner with a pleasure boat on the Danube in Budapest, killing 7 people and leaving 21 missing presumed dead.
Pino Musolino, chairman of the northern Adriatic Sea port authority, said four people had suffered minor injuries in the crash. Emergency workers said the cruise ship appeared to have lost control after a steel cable that tied it to a tugboat snapped.
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A 22-year old driver, from Qormi, lost control of his vehicle and ended up with his car overturned after crashing into a pickup truck. No one was hurt.The accident happened on Saturday evening at around 10 pm in Għasri, Gozo.The driver of the pickup truck is a German national residing in Victoria, Gozo. He did not suffer injuries.