Tears of relief, cries of joy, tight hugs and hysterical laughter are shown in the pictures of the Norman Atlantic ferry fire survivors, while victims are reunited with their families.
The first wave of Greek survivors of the fatal sea tragedy were transferred to the ports of Patras and Igoumenitsa and in the Elefsina airport, Greece . Their families rushed to meet their loved ones, after days of terrible worry and fear.
Europa Cruise arrived in Igoumenitsa late Monday night. Four unaccompanied children were among the rescued. Their parents were part of another rescue mission. Two of them are from Thessaloniki and their uncle was to take them to their hometown. The other two are from Patras and their grandfather was to take them home. There, they will be waiting for their parents.
A woman gets off the ship carrying her two children and are embraced by their relatives. The woman’s husband is still in Italy.