Evacuee from the Costa Concordia
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Italy cruise ship passenger: 'I had to swim ashore'

14 January 2012 Last updated at 19:43 GMT

One of the passengers from the stricken Costa Concordia has explained how he had to swim ashore because the ship's lifeboats were not working.

He told how he and his wife were given dry clothes and blankets by people on the island of Girgio.