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Death toll in South Korean ferry Sewol crash rises to 64

April 21, 2014, 11:01 UTC+3

A total of 174 passengers were rescued from the Sewol

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SEOUL, April 21. /ITAR-TASS/. The death toll in the crash of the South Korean ferry Sewol rose to 64, the Coast Guard headquarters reported. There is precious little hope that someone from 302 passengers and crew will be found alive. 174 people were rescued, including the captain and the gross of the ship's crew. 212 ships and boats, including 90 vessels Coast Guard, 32 navy ship, 34 aircraft and helicopters and 556 rescuers  participate in the search and rescue operation. Remotely controlled underwater robot entered inside the sunken ferry at night. It helps to conduct a survey. The passenger ferry Sewol made ​​a cruise from Incheon port to the island of Jeju. 475 passengers and crew members were on board. 325 of them were students of a school in the South Korean city of Ansan. A total of 174 passengers were rescued from the Sewol.

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