Number of People Hurt In Ferry Mishap Rises To 40

Friday, April 28, 2000
The number of passengers injured when a P&O channel ferry rammed a dock in Calais has risen to 40, French emergency services said. Three people were seriously injured, 14 were slightly hurt and the others suffered bruises.

A P&O spokeswoman said the ferry L'Aquitaine failed to go into reverse during maneuvering, apparently due to a mechanical fault.

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