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The boat grinds against the jagged rocks, gouging open the side of the ship. As the ferry sinks in the midst of a raging storm, frantic passengers scramble to find life jackets and emergency rafts on the under-equipped boat. Many of the 472 desperate passengers are left thrashing in the two-metre waves, fighting to be rescued by local fishing boats that rush to the scene. As rescue efforts continue, the death toll climbs and questions multiply. And when experts begin to investigate why such an easily avoidable collision killed 80 passengers, they expose a dark trail of negligence and guilt. Many drastic human errors-including a captain who put the unattended ferry on autopilot and crew members who abandoned their posts to watch a soccer game-played disastrous roles in leaving the Samina Express lying beneath the sea.


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