More than 100 remain unaccounted for after S.Korea ferry sinks - reports

by Reuters
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 04:29 GMT

SEOUL, April 16 (Reuters) - More than 100 people remained missing on Wednesday after a South Korean ferry with 477 people aboard capsized off the country's southwest coast, Yonhap news agency said.

Yonhap and YTN television said 368 people had been rescued from the vessel, which sank after issuing a distress call early on Wednesday. Those numbers could not be independently verified.

(Reporting by Jack Kim; Editing by Ron Popeski)