Canary Islands ferry 140 passengers crashed into a pier

The city beach of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Canary Islands ferry, EN route from the island of Gran Canaria, Tenerife, crashed into the Marina shortly after leaving the Harbor of the capital of the island Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. This publication reports La Vanguardia.

The accident occurred on Friday, April 21, 20:30 local time (22:30 GMT). It is reported that the ferry, on Board of which there were 140 passengers, refused electrician, who was unable to start the engine. As a result, the ship started to move with the flow, which carried him to the pier.

As a result of collision, some passengers received minor injuries, the ferry suffered serious damage. Also was the destruction of the pier.

The owner of the ferry has provided all passengers with accommodation in the city as long as they do not prepare a new ship. On-site emergency intelligence agencies work to eliminate the consequences of the incident.

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