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Korean Ferry Disaster

Military reports ferry sinking

16 Apr, 2014

South Korea’s military reports that a ferry with some 350 people aboard, including students on a field trip, is sinking about 12-1/2 miles (20 km) from Jindo Island in southwestern Korea.  The ferry sailed from Incheon for Jeju Island.  No details on casualties or what caused the accident are available yet.  Rescue craft have been sent to the area.