29 Apr '14, 7am

South Korea’s president apologises over #Sewol ferry disaster

South Korea’s president apologises over #Sewol ferry disaster

SEOUL — South Korea’s president apologised today (April 29) for the government’s inept initial response to this month’s deadly ferry sinking. Divers today fought strong currents in their search for more than 100 passengers still missing nearly two weeks after the accident. The government also raised the death toll for what has become a point of national mourning and shame to 193. Most of the dead and missing are high school students. Divers are largely using their hands to feel for remaining bodies as they make their way through a maze of dark cabins, stairwells, storage rooms, lounges and restaurants in the submerged ferry, which flipped upside down as it sank April 16. But they must fight strong currents swirling around the ferry and, once inside, overturned furniture, mattresses and other debris floating in the murky, sediment-heavy waters. President Park Geun-hye’s apo...

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