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Sunken ferry search: one more body discovered Saturday Updated: 2014-05-17 14:13:27 KST

Sunken ferry search: one more body discovered Saturday
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More than one month has now passed since the Sewol-ho ferry packed with hundreds of mostly young high school students capsized off Korea's southwestern coast.
The search operations continue on this Saturday the thirty-second day of rescue efforts.
Earlier today, divers recovered from the fourth floor of the sunken vessel one more body, presumed to be that of a male Danwon High School student.
The number of people who remain unaccounted for now stands at 19.
Two-hundred-85 are now confirmed dead.
Weather conditions around the accident site off Jindo Island have been favorable with only light winds and calm seas.
However, as sea currents in the area are still pretty fast search operations were limited to certain time windows and focused on the fourth-floor cabins and third-floor kitchen.
Meanwhile, 12 new private divers and a new barge were put into operation earlier in the day.


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