Number of Dead People Rises to 28 After Ferry Completely Sinks

The number of dead people in a South Korean incident, in which „Sewol“ ferry sank, rose to 28.

Ferry Sewol

According to the latest reports the ferry sank completely on Friday, leaving around 270 people missing.

The ferry sank offshore Jeju island in South Korea. The reasons of the incident are still unknown.

Sewol incident location
Sewol incident location

As CNN reports, three cranes arrived on the scene of the incident to assist in the operations, and the fourth crane is expected to arrive later.

The divers are continuing their efforts to enter the ship to search for the missing people.


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Subsea World News Staff, April 18, 2014;  Image: Wikimedia

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