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New developments in that tragic cruise ship rack off the coast of Italy divers resuming their search today.
They've set off two controlled explosions.
In the ship.
New video now of their effort efforts inside that crippled vessel where sixteen people died seventeen remain officially missing.
Greg Burke is alive and -- -- Italy he has the latest fourth grade.
Hey John you know we've been talking about the technical aspects a lot over the last few days but the human tragedy still very much present here in the -- you do you see some of the families of those unaccounted for.
They've been here for the better part of 1010 days still no word about their loved ones.
Very very tough for them now it's been a very busy day to different activities going on.
At the ship out there you can probably see the -- behind there they've been getting ready they've continued to search there are sixteen confirmed dead issue say.
With the underwater divers but then also the preparation to get the fuel out of the coast -- cornea.
What's called -- hot tap process they actually have to heated up in order to get it out it's very complicated and number ships getting into the area there divers also going down to locate those tanks.
And get things ready they actually hope to start up pumping on Saturday but he's going to be a very long process up.
John the owner of the ship close to cruises is also getting called in to this investigation the CEO was appearing before a senate commission today he says the drive -- Drive by salutes were not company policy he said they were at times -- But certainly not at the speed and at the proximity which the captain's pitino did here in Julia which did cause that crash on the rocks and finally John you know the people here on the island they're looking for two things they're looking for things to be cleaned up.
Off for the tourism season to first for the oil to be out in this complicated is that is that seems like it's gonna be the easy part.
Getting they ship out of the water here -- first and then -- that looks like it's really going to be the big job John it is still.
-- -- -- a stunning picture to see that thousand foot long vessel just sit there half submerged.
Amazing Greg Burke from -- Leo I'm great thank you.
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