Liner Captain Is Questioned in Capsizing Off Italy Coast
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By GAIA PIANIGIANI and SARAH MASLIN NIR
Published: January 15, 2012
GIGLIO, Italy — The captain of the cruise ship that capsized aground near an Italian island, killing at least five people, may have caused the accident by taking the ship too close to the island’s rocky shore, the owner of the vessel said on Sunday, as rescue workers extracted three survivors and two bodies from the wreck.