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April 21st, 2014
08:33 PM ET

South Korean ferry's owner apologizes to victims' families: 'We beg for forgiveness'

The death toll is rising as we learn more about the chaotic moments a ferry capsized off the coast of South Korea.

Officials say at least 104 bodies have now been pulled from the underwater vessel. Most of them teenagers on a class trip.

Should a captain go down with the ship?

Divers who can barely see their own hand in front of their face are now battling strong currents as they make their way in and out of the ship - searching for the remaining 198 passengers.

Back on the surface, radio transcripts are providing a harrowing account of the tragedy that has now resulted in the arrest of 7 crew members, including the captain.

Our Kyung Lah is OutFront, live in Jindo South Korea with the latest.


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