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Four dead, 284 missing in South Korea ferry sinking
Seoul, April 16 - At least four people were killed while 284 went missing as a ferry, carrying 462 people most of them being school children, sank in waters off South Korean coast Wednesday, local media reported.The students were bound for a holiday island.The 6,825-tonne passenger ship SEWOL capsized and sank into waters off the Jindo Island, just off the southwest corner of the Korean Peninsula, at around 11.30 a.m. Wednesday, Xinhua reported.The ship sent out a distress signal at 8.52 a.m. and had floated in the waters for some two and a hal...

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