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Haunting photos show interior of sunken cruise ship

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This month marks the four year anniversary of the Costa Concordia disaster, in which the Italian cruise ship capsized and sank after striking rocks off the coast of Tuscany. 

The crash killed 32 passengers, and the boat's captain, Francesco Schettino, was later found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 16 years in jail for abandoning the ship while it sunk.

In July 2014, the boat was towed from its resting place off the island of Giglio to the port city of Genoa, where it will be scrapped.

A new report by Esquire magazine showcases the work of Germany-based photographer Jonathan Danko Kielkowski, who typically focuses on the creation and destruction of industrial buildings, and is now offering a rare glimpse at the inside of the ship.

Click here for the full report with Kielkowski’s stunning imagery.