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Bodies found trapped inside sunken South Korean ferry, says coastguards

Divers searching for survivors of a capsized South Korean ferry saw three bodies floating through a window of a passenger cabin today but were unable to retrieve them, the coastguard said, hours after the ship's captain was arrested. The ferry, carrying 476 passengers, many of them schoolchildren, and crew, capsized on Wednesday... Read More

Patients are looked after by their relatives after they were evacuated from a hospital following an earthquake in Acapulco, in Guerrero state, Mexico. – Reuters, April 19, 2014

Patients are looked after by their relatives after they were evacuated from a hospital following an earthquake in Acapulco, in Guerrero state, Mexico. – Reuters, April 19, 2014

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