Ferry’s dead at 156; families push to finish recovery

Posted: April 24, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Divers searching the sunken ferry Sewol surface Wednesday off the southern coast of South Korea. Officials said divers now have to rip through walls to recover bodies.

Divers made their way deeper today into the submerged wreck of a ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll neared 160 and relatives of the more than 140 still missing pressed the government to finish the recovery operation soon.

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