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Raising the Costa Concordia


ITALY (WKOW) -- Engineers have wrestled the hull of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia from a reef where it's been embodied since it capsized in January of 2012 off the Italian coast.

The crippled vessel wouldn't budge for about 3 hours when crews stated working on it Monday morning. They applied 6,000 tons of force, though, and the ship finally broke free.

There are still two people who were never recovered out of the 32 who died during the disaster. Family hope their bodies will be found in the wreckage.

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