Crews work to raise wreckage from Costa Concordia cruise ship that crashed in 2012.

Watch live: Costa Concordia cruise ship wreckage raised of Italian coast

A complex system of pulleys and counterweights on Monday began lifting the Costa Concordia cruise ship from its side on a Tuscan reef where it capsized in 2012, an anxiously awaited operation that has never been attempted on such a huge liner.The crippled vessel wouldn't budge for some three hours after the operation to right it began, engineer Sergio Girotto told reporters. But after 6,000 tons of force were applied, "we saw the detachment" of the ship from the reef ...

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