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South Korea Shipwreck

Postby blueblue » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:31 am

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/04/16/world ... -students/

Most are students are from a high school. :cry:

Hope there will be more survivors. :pray:
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Re: South Korea Shipwreck

Postby ngl2010 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:42 am

:pray:

The instruction not to move may have cost many lives :sad:

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Re: South Korea Shipwreck

Postby janet88 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:20 am

SKorea is like Singapore...developed country. How come this can happen?
Imagine parents' anguish.

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Re: South Korea Shipwreck

Postby jetsetter » Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:04 pm

Just read their SMSes to their loved ones...so sad!

http://www.zaobao.com.sg/realtime/world/story20140417-333468#prettyPhoto

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Re: South Korea Shipwreck

Postby auntieM » Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:44 pm

Really upsetting news.. ...
:sad:

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Re: South Korea Shipwreck

Postby ChiefKiasu » Thu Apr 17, 2014 7:11 pm

I wonder what the ferry hit. I hope it's not a North Korean sub. That would raise hell in that region.

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Re: South Korea Shipwreck

Postby janet88 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 7:38 pm

auntieM wrote:Really upsetting news.. ...
:sad:

heard on radio just now that the captain was one of the few who jumped to safety when it started to sink.
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/capta ... estigation

but there is a heroine who died helping http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/ferry ... dents-flee

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Re: South Korea Shipwreck

Postby starlight1968sg » Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:30 pm

The mindset of following instructions (stay put, dont move) may need to be reviewed.

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Re: South Korea Shipwreck

Postby janet88 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:45 pm

ChiefKiasu wrote:I wonder what the ferry hit. I hope it's not a North Korean sub. That would raise hell in that region.


oh yes, that's for sure.
until now, it's not known what happened.

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Re: South Korea Shipwreck

Postby auntieM » Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:08 am

Air is being pumped into the vessel while bad weather hampering rescue operations.. ...
Only one raft used out of 46 by the Captain and his crew .. ...jump ship literally.. :mad:

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