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S. Korea ferry captain,
2 crew members arrested

USA Today, by Eunice Kang and Calum MacLeod,

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 4/18/2014 3:43:40 PM

The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank off the southwest coast of South Korea this week with hundreds of high school students aboard was arrested early Saturday along with two crewmembers, the Yonhap news agency reports. The captain, 68-year-old Lee Joon-seok, was jailed on five counts of charges including negligence of duty and violation of maritime law, Yonhap reports. The exact charges filed against the two crewmembers, who were allegedly operating the ship alone at the time of the accident, were not immediately available. Prosecutors, in seeking an arrest warrant on Friday, alleged that Lee had left the vessel in charge


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Japanorama, 4/18/2014 6:17:32 PM     (No. 9816139)

The ferry was made in Japan and modified in Korea.
Expect Koreans to blame Japan.

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