7 Dead in S. Korea Ferry Sinking

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korea-sinkingAt least seven are dead and 289 are still missing after a South Korea ferry sunk this morning. An announcement to stay put was broadcast over the speakers, telling passengers, including 300 high school students, that “If you move it’s dangerous.”

Survivors say they put on life jackets and jumped into the water to escape the capsizing vessel. A massive rescue operation has been searching the cold water for missing passengers, but conditions are making the search difficult. Reports indicate that 476 people were aboard the ferry. Read more at CNN.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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