Wednesday, April 16, 2014


292 Missing, 4 Dead In South Korea Ferry Disaster

 Photo S. Korean Coast Guard

- Apr. 16, 2014 6:53 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured."

Additional details, photos and a video are available on AOL

Update from REUTERS with video:

Through coverage of the rescue attempt and continuing issues from the UK's TELEGRAPH

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