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South Korean PM Chung Hong-Won resigns over ferry disaster

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, April 27, 2014 5:03 EDT
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Coast Guard and Navy divers search for the missing passengers from a capsized ferry at sea some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong on April 17, 2014 [AFP]
 
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South Korean PM resigns over ferry disaster (via AFP)

South Korea’s prime minister resigned on Sunday, blaming corruption and “deep-rooted evil” for the sinking of a passenger ferry that left 300 people dead or missing, as anger grows over the bungled response to the tragedy. Chung Hong-Won admitted he…



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