U.S. Navy to join search for passengers missing from South Korean ferry

by Reuters
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 07:43 GMT

SEOUL, April 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy has sent a ship to join the search-and-rescue operation for more than 300 passengers missing after a South Korean ferry capsized on Wednesday.

The U.S. Seventh Fleet said the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard, which has helicopters on board, was on a routine patrol off South Korea's west coast and was on its way to the scene of the accident. (Reporting by Jack Kim; Editing by Paul Tait)


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