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Italy deaths as Genoa ship hits control tower

8 May 2013 Last updated at 18:59 BST

At least six people have died and several others are missing after a ship crashed into a control tower in the Italian port of Genoa.

Part of the tower is said to have crashed into the water when it was hit by the Jolly Nero container ship.

Alan Johnson reports.

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