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An explosion occurred on board of passenger sailing boat Eva afternoon Oct 6 when boat was entering Mandraki harbor, Kos Island, Greece. A mock cannon exploded in an attempt to salute, 51-old skipper was killed by an explosion, 5 passengers suffered injures and were taken to Kos hospital. There were 28 passengers on board, among them 26 German, Dutch and Belgian.
A family-owned operation, Eva Cruises offers daily excursions that depart Kos Town at 11 in the morning, and return around 6 in the evening. Eva NK 36 was operated by Captain Savvas and his family.