Three months later, body recovered from South Korea ferry
Published on Jul 18, 2014 10:11 AM
SEOUL (AFP) - Divers retrieved another body on Friday from the site of South Korea's ferry disaster - the first to be recovered in nearly four weeks from the submerged vessel that sank three months ago.
The body of a female was found inside a dining hall of the upturned ferry which is lying on the seabed at a depth of 40 metres (130 feet), rescue authorities said.
The 6,825-tonne Sewol ferry was carrying 476 passengers and crew - including 325 high school students - when it capsized and sank off the southern coast on April 16.
The latest body brings the number of confirmed dead to 294, with 10 victims still unaccounted for.
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