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Search continues for 12 people missing after a ferry fire near the Greek beaches of Corfu

Search continues for 12 people missing after a ferry fire near the Greek beaches of Corfu

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Rescue crews from Italy and Greece rushed to try to put out the fire

Efforts continue to search for 12 missing persons after a ferry caught fire near the shores of the Greek island of Corfu.

All the missing are believed to be truck drivers from Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey and Lithuania, Greek authorities said.

The fire that caught the ferry on Friday was still burning after 24 hours, hampering rescue operations. The cause of the fire is not yet known.

A total of 280 people were evacuated and two were airlifted after the ferry caught fire.