It is believed seven members of crew are dead and thirteen were injured following an explosion on board the Aqua Amazon cruise ship in Iquitos, Peru. The ship was refueling at the time of the incident and no passengers were on board. Some of the bodies have been recovered while others remain missing.

Last week a gang of armed river pirates robbed a cruise ship that had just left Iquitos – more details here.

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