domingo, 20 de abril de 2014

South Korea: confirmed death toll increases

The official list of victims of maritime tragedy in South Korea begins to confirm the extent of the tragedy. Ten more bodies were recovered from the ferry which sank on Wednesday. Raises to 46 the number of confirmed dead, 256 people are still reported missing.

Followed in vessel 476 passengers and crew, most of them young students.

Three crewmen, including the captain, are held whilst the investigations to ascertain accurately the causes of the wreck.

With most of the passengers still missing, the victims ' families are beginning to lose patience.

This morning there were disturbances with security forces who tried to prevent some people cross a bridge to go to Seoul. The relatives wanted to protest in front of the presidential palace against what they say is the slow pace of rescue operations.

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