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Righting of the ill-fated Costa Concordia shipwreck started

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Huge intricate mechanisms began salvaging the shipwreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, which crashed and killed 32 people in January 2012, on Monday September 16.

Engineers said the operation, known as parbuckling in nautical terminology, started at around 9 a.m., and was aiming to pull the shipwreck upright so it could be towed to the midland. Sergio Girotto, an engineer, said they were able to pull the ship from the reef at midday.

The cruise ship crashed on January 13, 2012 on the Tuscan reef, Thousands of passengers and crews were either swam to shore or saved by responding rescue choppers. 32 people were killed in the incident, with two still missing.

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