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South Korea ferry captain charged with manslaughter

15 May 2014 Last updated at 14:18 BST

The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank killing 281 people has been charged with manslaughter.

Lee Joon-seok, 68, is accused of leaving the ship while telling passengers to stay put, according to the Yonhap news agency.

He was among the first to be rescued by coast guards at the scene.

Mike Wooldridge reports.

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