Cruise ship with 262 aboard evacuated off Norway

September 15, 2011 6:00:13 AM PDT
Police say two people have been killed in a fire on a cruise liner operating on a popular route along Norway's coast.

Police said in a statement Thursday they received information that an additional four people are missing, but said they couldn't confirm that.

Hospital officials say six people have been taken into hospital, at least two with serious burns and smoke injuries. The operator of the ship says three of its crew were among those sent to hospital.

It also said some of its crew is searching the ship to make sure all the 262 people on board have been evacuated.


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