On an Antarctic cruise liner, a huge wave claimed the life of one person and injured another four.
The “Viking Polaris” was struck by the wave in the midst of a fierce storm, the Viking group reported on Thursday (local time). According to reports, the ship was sailing for Ushuaia, Argentina.
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The “Viking Polaris” suffered some wave damage, according to the data. The ship was berthed in Ushuaia. Several windows had been shattered, among other things, according to reports from the port around 3,200 kilometres south of the Argentine city of Buenos Aires, according to afp news agency reporters.
Two weeks ago, a fatal accident occurred on another Antarctic cruise, killing two 76 and 80-year-old men who were in a capsized dinghy.