Over 120 passengers rescued from ferry that ran aground near pier
NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 120 passengers were rescued Monday from a ferry that ran aground in New York's East River.
Police said it happened Monday evening just off a pier near the South Street Seaport in lower Manhattan.
The U.S. Coast Guard said the ferry was heading to the Rockaways area of Queens when it became stuck.
Police and fire rescue units responded to the scene.
There were no reports of any injuries.
The cause of the grounding remains under investigation.
The ferry remained out of commission Tuesday morning.
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