Greece: 10 missing people are found; search expanded for burning ferry in Greece

Firefighters expanded their search Monday in a burning ship anchored off Corfu, Greece. Ten people are still missing.

Greece: 10 missing people are found; search expanded for burning ferry in Greece

After containing the fire, rescuers gained greater access to the vessel's 183-meter (600-foot) vessel.

Sunday saw the discovery of the body of a Greek citizen in the ship. Total 281 people were rescued. Two men were airlifted off the ferry by rescuers, and another man was able to reach the deck after being trapped on the boat for more than two days.

The relatives of the missing passengers waited outside Corfu's port authority for information. They included the family of Nikos Bekiaris, a Greek truck driver and father of three.

"I am certain my husband is still alive. He is a professional, he has experience, and he knows how best to take care of himself. Vania Bekiari, the wife of the missing driver, said that her husband is still waiting for help. Her voice broke with emotion.


 

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