Captain of the South Korean Ferry Arrested

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South Korean news agency Yonhap reports that the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested. Yonhap says 68-year-old Lee Joon-seok was detained early Saturday.

The ship, the Sewol, sank Wednesday, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead. The investigation into the disaster has focused on the ferry’s sharp turn before it started listing, and on whether a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives. Investigators also were determining whether the captain had abandoned the ship. The search is still on for about 270 people still missing and feared dead. CCTV’s Shane Hahm reports with details on the search operation.

Captain of South Korean Ferry Arrested

Captain of South Korean Ferry Arrested

South Korean news agency Yonhap reports that the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested. Yonhap says 68-year-old Lee Joon-seok was detained early Saturday. CCTV's Shane Hahm reports.
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Meanwhile, the vice-principal of the high school who accompanied hundreds of pupils on the ferry that capsized has committed suicide, police said on Friday.Kang Min-gyu, 52, had been missing since Thursday. He appeared to have hanged himself with his belt from a tree outside a gym in the port city of Jindo where relatives of the people missing on the ship, mostly children from the school, were gathered. CCTV’s Terrence Terashima reports from Seoul.

Vice-Principal of School Commits Suicide After Ferry Accident

Vice-Principal of School Commits Suicide After Ferry Accident

The vice-principal of the high school who accompanied hundreds of pupils on the ferry that capsized has committed suicide, police said on Friday.Kang Min-gyu, 52, had been missing since Thursday. He appeared to have hanged himself with his belt from a tree outside a gym in the port city of Jindo where relatives of the people missing on the ship, mostly children from the school, were gathered. CCTV's Terrence Terashima reports from Seoul.
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CCTV’s Mike Walter interviews Captain James Staples, Maritime Consultant at the Ocean River company on the ferry accident in South Korea.

James Staples on Ferry Accident

James Staples on Ferry Accident

CCTV's Mike Walter interviews Captain James Staples, Maritime Consultant at the Ocean River company on the ferry accident in South Korea.
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