290 reported missing in South Korean ferry sinking

Breaking News April 16, 2014 00:00

Seoul - Around 290 people are officially missing after the sinking of a South Korean ferry, national media reported Wednesday.



The government in Seoul said a previous figure of about 100 missing was incorrect, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported.
The passengers were mostly secondary school students on a field trip to Jeju island south of the mainland.
DPA

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