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Costa Concordia wreck leaves Giglio on final voyage

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Italy's doomed cruise ship Costa Concordia left its wreckage site Wednesday in one of the largest-ever maritime salvage operations, two and a half years after the disaster left 32 people dead.

The ship, which capsized two and a half years ago off the Tuscan island of Giglio, is progressing at close to two knots (3.7 kilometres, 2.3 miles per hour), engineer Sergio Girotto, one of the heads of the operation, told Italian television.

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