South Korean President, Park Geun-hye
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S Korea ferry: 'It breaks my heart'

As divers continue to recover bodies from the sunk South Korean ferry President Park Geun-Hye apologises for failing to prevent the disaster.

South Korean President Park Geun-hye has apologised for failing to prevent the ferry disaster that has left more than 300 people dead or missing.

At a memorial for the 250 school children who were on board, she apologised for the slow response to the tragedy.

Her apology comes amid ongoing work to retrieve bodies from the sunken hull.

Emily Buchanan reports.

  • 29 Apr
  • From the section Asia