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April 24th, 2014
08:22 PM ET

Families attempt to heal after ferry disaster

The death toll from the capsized ferry rising tonight to 181 people - and 121 are still missing.

So why did the ship suddenly take on water?

Investigators raid South Korean ferry owner's offices

Investigators are now taking a closer look at renovations made to the ship last year.

A South Korean politician claims the ship's owner expanded the top floor of the ferry, making room for an additional 117 passengers.

The extra weight may have shifted the center of gravity.

First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger, not crew, coast guard says

Officials are also looking at whether cargo was properly story in the hold.

Kyung Lah reports on the growing frustration as the search and rescue continues.


Filed under: International • News • South Korean ferry sinking
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  1. Amy

    boys and girls... RIP.. it breaks my heart

    April 25, 2014 at 3:04 am | Reply

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