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Rescue under way after South Korea ferry sinks

A major rescue operation is under way after a ferry carrying 476 people capsized off South Korea.

The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from Incheon to the southern resort island of Jeju.

Officials say 161 people have been rescued so far and one person has died.

Mariko Oi reports.

  • 16 Apr 2014
  • From the section Asia
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