Passenger Ferry in Spain Slams Into Dock Crane, Sparking Huge Fire, Video Shows

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Bad weather slammed a passenger ferry in Spain into a dock, where it toppled a huge crane and ignited an explosion and fire, video of the accident shows.

Footage, taken by Bulgarian seaman Peter Petrov, quickly spread across social media.

Strong winds likely played a significant role in the crash, the sailor told Reuters. The ferry is operated by Italian firm Grandi Navi Veloci. No injuries were reported among the 420 passengers on board.

The fire was believed to have sparked by containers holding chemicals that were struck by the falling crane.


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