Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The death toll rose to 60 in the sinking of South Korea

According to South Korean news reports of the government,the death toll of the “Years” passenger ship that sank on the southwest coast of South Korean had risen to 60.

Previous reports said 58 people were died and 242 people were missing.

April 16 morning,the “Years” passenger ship sank on the southwest coast of South Korean,476 people on the ship.Passengers are mainly students who went to travel Jeju with their teachers.

At present 5000 volunteers from more than 260 organizations arrived Jindo to help search and rescue operations.Tragedy occurs near the Jindo.

Earlier this week,South Korea’s procuratorate has filed formal charges against the passenger ship captain ,He is going to face life in prison.According to the investigator’s message,the captain was the first to abandon ship and escape by pretending to be ordinary passengers.In addition,The passengers also complained,the crew during the crash did not take the appropriate measures for evacuees,but asked every passenger to stay in their position.