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Photos of the ferry disaster off south coast

9 hours since the ferry ‘Sewol’ called out for help

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Published : 2014-04-16 18:09
Updated : 2014-04-16 18:10

Ferry ‘Sewol’ that sank off the coast of Jindo Island in South Jeolla Province on Wednesday, leaving at least two people dead and hundreds unaccounted for.
Water is rapidly gushing into the ferry as it tilts over to the left
Navy rescuing the passengers who jumped off the ferry
Helicopters approaching the ferry ‘Sewol’
Ferry ‘Sewol’ sank to the bottom within 3 hours after it called out mayday at about 8:55a.m.
Vessels of the Navy, private ships and other fishing boats are approaching the ferry ‘Sewol’ as respondents
Parents of Danwon High School in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province are eagerly trying to see the list of confirmed survivors. 325 students were on board of ferry ‘Sewol’ for their trip to Jeju island.
Survivors of sunken ferry ‘Sewol’ are boarding a bus that headed to a hospital

(Photos from Yonhap)