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Hundreds missing in South Korea ferry disaster

Hundreds missing in South Korea ferry disaster

Hundreds of people remain missing after a large passenger ferry capsized and is sinking off the coast of South Korea, officials say.

With 459 people on board only 164 of those have been confirmed as rescued and 2 people have died, leaving leaving 293 unaccounted for.

For extensive coverage of this story and live video from South Korea visit BreakingNews.com

Photo: Rescue operations underway on capsized South Korean ferry off the island of Byungpoong in Jindo (Yonhap / AFP – Getty Images)

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