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South Korean ferry crew jeered in court

11 of ferry’s 15 sailors plead innocent in more than 300 deaths

Posted: June 11, 2014 at 5:05 a.m.

A family member of passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol cries after a pretrial hearing of crew members of the ferry at Gwangju District Court in Gwangju, South Korea, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Hostile spectators cursing, shouting and weeping behind them, 15 crew members from the sunken South Korean ferry appeared in court Tuesday to enter pleas on charges of negligence and failing to save more than 300 dead or missing passengers.

GWANGJU, South Korea -- With hostile spectators cursing, shouting and weeping behind them, 15 crew members from a sunken South Korean ferry appeared in court Tuesday to enter pleas on charges of negligence and failing to save more than 300 dead or missing passengers.

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