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2 survivors on honeymoon rescued after found trapped in capsized cruise ship

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Two South Korean passengers are rescued from the Costa Concordia, Jan. 15.

 AP reports:

The two survivors of a cruise ship grounding who were found nearly a day after the ship rolled onto its side have been identinfied as a South Korean couple on their honeymoon.

Prato fire commander Vincenzo Bennardo told The Associated Press that rescuers who had been banging on doors of the ship cabins all night finally heard a reply from one of the rooms early Sunday. He said the two, about 29 years old, were in good condition. He said the rescuers never stopped going door-to-door during the night in the non-submerged part of the ship.

Full story: 2 survivors trapped in capsized cruise ship off Italy


The Costa Concordia ran aground Jan. 13 off the coast of Italy, resulting in the evacuation of thousands of passengers.

Panic ensues after a luxury cruise ship dubbed the "Floating Temple of Fun" runs aground off Italy. NBC's Claudio Lavanga reports.