Fire Breaks Out on Cruise Ship Near Greek Coast


An Italian cruise ship carrying 237 passengers and more than 50 crew members is on fire off the coast of Greece in the Ionian Sea, AFP reports, citing port authorities.

The Euroferry Olympia sailed between Igoumenitsa in Greece and Brindisi in Italy.

According to media reports, all the passengers of Euroferry Olympia have already evacuated the vessel in lifeboats.