South Korea ferry disaster
Nearly 300 people were still missing Wednesday several hours after a ferry carrying 459, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea’s southern coast, killing at least two and injuring seven, officials said.
There were fears, however, of a big jump in the death toll, as dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled to rescue passengers who had been on the ferry traveling to the southern tourist island of Jeju. One passenger said he believed that many people were trapped inside the ferry when it sank. (AP)
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Later news are so horrible I don’t know what to think ㅠㅠㅠ. Survivors said it was announced in the speakers of the ship a message telling them to not move because was dangerous. At the end the students who survived where the ones not following those orders and just made their way to the upper part of the ferry or toward the nearest exit to jump to the water. The thing that makes less sense is that after the message telling the kids to not move the personal of the boat jumped! …. now there is a big issue about those pple who survived because among the survivors more than half are not students (around 60 students)…honestly if am a parent of those poor kinds inside the ship I don’t know if I would just let those pple go easily u.u…