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Two killed as giant waves hit Mediterranean cruise ship

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Two people have been killed and six injured as giant waves slammed into a cruise ship in the Mediterranean.

A spokesman for owner Louis Cruises said three "abnormally high" waves broke windows in the front of the ship.

The Louis Majesty was heading to Genoa on a 12-day Mediterranean cruise but has now returned to Barcelona.

Farhana Dawood reports.

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