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6 000 valuables still on Costa Concordia board

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Bnn.lv bnn-news.com bnn-news.ru Baltic newsOn the half-sunken cruise ship Costa Concordia board there are still about 6 000 different works of art and other valuables, including a unique 18th -19th century collection of Japanese engravings.

There are also paintings, antique things, jewelry from stores and valuables left in the passenger cabins, reports ITAR – TASS.

Potential thieves might also be interested in the 19th century crystal.

The ship is being guarded and any unauthorized access is prohibited. Besides, also the bad weather disturbs uninvited visitors to visit the vessel.

However, experts say that along with warm weather, some criminal groups and other adventurers may try to get on board.

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