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One Year Later, Korean Ferry Victims' Families Want Ship Raised

This week, South Korea marks the one-year anniversary of one of the country’s deadliest maritime accidents. Hundreds of passengers onboard the Sewol ferry died last year after the ship capsized in waters off the peninsula’s south coast. An investigation found the boat was overloaded and had undergone modifications that made it unstable. The ferry still rests on the ocean’s floor, but the relatives of those still missing now want it raised. The concrete pier at Paengmok port extends a...

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