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Student's video shows ferry horror

Friday, May 02, 2014 - 01:04

May 2 - Video shot on a mobile phone by a student aboard the capsizing South Korean ferry shows the final moments of the disaster unfolding. Paul Chapman reports.

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This video was shot on the mobile phone of one of the students who died when the South Korean ferry Sewol capsized. Announcements can be heard in the footage telling passengers not to move from their current location. With the ship visibly listing some of the students reach for life jackets. Others appear not to take the situation seriously. The video was released by the father of Park Su-Hyeon after collecting his personal property from police. He provided the video on condition the faces of who appear in it should be obscured. More than 300 people died or are missing when the Sewol capsized on April 16 en route to Jeju island. Most of the victims were students and teachers from the Danwon High School on the outskirts of Seoul who were on a field trip. By Thursday the number of confirmed dead was at least 213. The search is still going on for those still unaccounted for, feared trapped inside the wreck.

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Student's video shows ferry horror

Friday, May 02, 2014 - 01:04