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Memorial altars set up in 17 cities and provinces

Updated: 2014-04-28 20:37:33 (KST)
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Memorial altars for the victims of the Sewol-ho tragedy have been set up nationwide in 17 different cities and provinces.
The altars will be open to the public 24 hours a day.
The memorial altar at Seoul Plaza is officially open to the public from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., however anyone can pay their respects at other times as well.
And a temporary altar set up at Ansan Olympic Memorial Hall, in the city hit hardest by the ferry disaster, has its last day open to the public today until midnight.
Starting 10 a.m. Tuesday, an official altar in Ansan will be set up at Hwarang Park.
The altars are scheduled to remain in place until all of those who died in the disaster are returned to their families.


Reporter : jiwonpark@arirang.co.kr

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