Costa Allegra, stricken Italian cruiser, docks in Seychelles

Troubled cruise ship Costa Allegra docked in the Seychelles today after being stranded at sea for three days without power, the BBC reported.

Medical personnel were on hand as over 1,000 passengers disembarked from the Allegra after it docked at the Indian islands' main port of Victoria early today, said The Guardian, noting that the ship's name means "merry" or "happy" in Italian. 

The cruiser's passengers have been without electricity or hot food since a fire reportedly broke out on board on Monday, said the Guardian. Some supplies had been delivered by helicopter. 

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Italian prosecutors at the ship's managing headquarters in Genoa are investigating the incident, according to the London Telegraph.

This is the second mishap at sea for the Costa Cruise line, its Costa Concordia liner having run aground in a reef in the Mediterranean in January, killing at least 17 people, reported the BBC

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