As many as 30 people have been injured in a fight on a cruise ship after days of skirmishes turned into a full-on brawl.The Carnival Legend was bound for the Australian city of Melbourne when the fight began in the early hours of Friday.
The ship was forced to make an emergency stop at the New South Wales town of Eden so that six men and three teenage boys could be removed. Another 14 passengers, including women and children, also left the ship, police said. The 23 are believed to be members of the same family. The ship and its remaining passengers eventually docked in Melbourne on Saturday.
Passengers said the ship’s security staff had been heavy-handed while trying to contain the brawl and had made the situation worse. Read more