South Korean Ferry Disaster: Families Criticize Rescue and Recovery Operation

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Divers have resumed recovery operations at the sunken South Korean ferry. At least 86 people have been confirmed dead. More than 200 are still missing. Meanwhile, South Korean President Park Geun-hye has stated that the actions of the captain and some of the crew “are absolutely unacceptable, unforgivable actions that are akin to murder.”
CCTV’s Terrence Terashima reports from Seoul.

South Korean Ferry Disaster: Families Criticize Rescue and Recovery Operation

South Korean Ferry Disaster: Families Criticize Rescue and Recovery Operation

Divers have resumed recovery operations at the sunken South Korean ferry. At least 87 people have been confirmed dead. More than 200 are still missing. Meanwhile, South Korean President Park Geun-hye has stated that the actions of the captain and some of the crew "are absolutely unacceptable, unforgivable actions that are akin to murder." CCTV's Terrence Terashima reports from Seoul.
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Leading the search for the missing ferry passengers are underwater divers. CCTV correspondent Shane Hahm reports from Jindo on the difficult situation they face both in and out of the water.

South Korea Ferry Disaster: Challenges of Rescue Divers

South Korea Ferry Disaster: Challenges of Rescue Divers

Leading the search for the missing ferry passengers are underwater divers. CCTV correspondent Shane Hahm reports from Jindo on the difficult situation they face both in and out of the water.
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For a closer look at the legal responsibilities of the crew, and the consequences they could face, CCTV’s Elaine Reyes speaks to John D. Kimball, Partner at Blank Rome LLP. Kimball is a leading lawyer in shipping litigation.

John D. Kimball on South Korean Ferry Disaster

John D. Kimball on South Korean Ferry Disaster

For a closer look at the legal responsibilities of the crew, and the consequences they could face, CCTV's Elaine Reyes speaks to John Kimball, Partner at Blank Rome LLP. Kimball is a leading lawyer in shipping litigation.
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