40-metre yacht sanked off in Nice

Last Thursday afternoon a 40 metre long yacht was caught by a fire at the Mediterranean coast. 

Stunned tourists near Nice witnessed a suprising sight when the fire caught the yacht.
The yacht belonged to an Italian industrial tycoon Diana Bracco.

Ms Bracco was allegedly onboard the yacht when it caught fire and sunk last week.                                                    Ms Bracco is part of the Bracco group, one of Italy's largest pharmaceutical companies and also the former vice-president of Confindustria, the largest organisation representing manufacturing companies in Italy.                                                                               
The fire started on Thursday afternoon and sanked at around 10pm at night.The boat was located 6km south of Nice airport in the French Riviera.

The 11 passengers on board the Italian yacht were all rescued from the fire. One was taken to hospital in nearby Antibes.

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