Nearly 300 Missing After Ferry Sinks off South Korea Coast

Korean news station reports students trapped onboard sent heartbreaking text messages to loved ones.
1:00 | 04/16/14

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We are in day two of a desperate search for survivors after the sinking of a ferry packed with high school student. It happened off the coast of Korea. The ship whip was heading for spring break on a resort island. Things took a fatal turn, the ferry started listing and water started pouring in. Korean coast guard and Navy arrived. Passengers in the frigid waters, clinging to the railings of the cap sized ship. Rescuers worked through the night in hopes of finding passengers trapped underwater in air pockets. Strong water currents, forced divers to abandon the mission. Nine are dead. 300 missing. People on board were misdirected after the ferry started to sink. Passengers told to stay where they were. Given how quickly the ship went down may have been a lethal mistake.

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