All posts tagged "death toll"

  • (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    One more body found 25 miles away from sunken ferry raises death toll to 289

    15 people remain missing (AP) A victim from the sunken South Korea ferry was retrieved in waters 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the capsized vessel Thursday, raising the death toll to 289, officials said. It was the...

    • Posted June 5, 2014
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  • A relative of a passenger aboard the sunken Sewol ferry weeps as she awaits news on her missing loved one at a port in Jindo, South Korea.
    Bad weather stymies search for missing in sunken ferry

    Only one body retrieved over the weekend JINDO, South Korea, April 28 (Yonhap) — Strong winds, high waves and rain effectively halted search operations Monday for more than 100 passengers still missing from a deadly ferry disaster...

    • Posted April 28, 2014
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    Death toll rises to 56

    (Yonhap) Rescue divers combed the sunken ferry Sewol off southwestern coast Sunday in Korea after retrieving more than a dozen bodies from inside the underwater wreck for the first time since the sinking, as hopes fade for...

    • Posted April 20, 2014
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