As it happened: S Korea ferry disaster

Key points

  • Several hundred people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 462 people capsized and sank off South Korea
  • A major rescue effort is under way, using dozens of ships and helicopters
  • The ferry was carrying mainly school students to the southern resort island of Jeju
  • Angry parents have gathered at the school, near Seoul, to demand answers
  • All times BST

Live text


  • Helier Cheung 
  • Matthew Davis 
  • Victoria Park 
  • Lyndsey Telford 
  • Jasmine Coleman 
  • Sarah Fowler 

Last updated 16 April 2014

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