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Sunken South Korean ferry raised

The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship during its salvage operations at the sea off Jindo, South Korea. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries/Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship during its salvage operations at the sea off Jindo, South Korea. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries/Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship during its salvage operations at the sea off Jindo, South Korea. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries/Yonhap via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship in preparation of transport during its salvage operations. News1/via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship in preparation of transport during its salvage operations. News1/via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship in preparation of transport during its salvage operations. News1/via REUTERS
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Family members of victims onboard the sunken ferry Sewol look on during a memorial ceremony at the sea off Jindo, South Korea. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries/Yonhap via REUTERS

Family members of victims onboard the sunken ferry Sewol look on during a memorial ceremony at the sea off Jindo, South Korea. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries/Yonhap via REUTERS

Family members of victims onboard the sunken ferry Sewol look on during a memorial ceremony at the sea off Jindo, South Korea. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries/Yonhap via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship during its salvage operations. Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship during its salvage operations. Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship during its salvage operations. Yonhap via REUTERS
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People release yellow balloons dedicated to the victims onboard the sunken ferry Sewol during an event at a port in Jindo. Yonhap via REUTERS

People release yellow balloons dedicated to the victims onboard the sunken ferry Sewol during an event at a port in Jindo. Yonhap via REUTERS

People release yellow balloons dedicated to the victims onboard the sunken ferry Sewol during an event at a port in Jindo. Yonhap via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship in preparation of transport during its salvage operations. News1/via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship in preparation of transport during its salvage operations. News1/via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship in preparation of transport during its salvage operations. News1/via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship in preparation of transport during its salvage operations. News1/via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship in preparation of transport during its salvage operations. News1/via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship in preparation of transport during its salvage operations. News1/via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship during its salvage operations. Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship during its salvage operations. Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible ship during its salvage operations. Yonhap via REUTERS
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Family members of victims onboard the sunken ferry Sewol cry as they look on during its salvage operations.

News1 via REUTERS

Family members of victims onboard the sunken ferry Sewol cry as they look on during its salvage operations. News1 via REUTERS

Family members of victims onboard the sunken ferry Sewol cry as they look on during its salvage operations. News1 via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations at the sea off Jindo, South Korea. 
News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations at the sea off Jindo, South Korea. News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations at the sea off Jindo, South Korea. News1 via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations.

News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations. News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations. News1 via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations.

News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations. News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations. News1 via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol is moved toward semi-submersible ship (not pictured) during its salvage operations.

News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is moved toward semi-submersible ship (not pictured) during its salvage operations. News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is moved toward semi-submersible ship (not pictured) during its salvage operations. News1 via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations.

News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations. News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations. News1 via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol prepares to move onto semisubmersible ship (not pictured) during its salvage operations. 
The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries/News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol prepares to move onto semisubmersible ship (not pictured) during its salvage operations. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries/News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol prepares to move onto semisubmersible ship (not pictured) during its salvage operations. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries/News1 via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations.

News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations. News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations. News1 via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol is raised during its salvage operations.


News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is raised during its salvage operations. News1 via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is raised during its salvage operations. News1 via REUTERS
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A family member of a missing passenger reacts as she watches the salvage operation. 

Yonhap via REUTERS

A family member of a missing passenger reacts as she watches the salvage operation. Yonhap via REUTERS

A family member of a missing passenger reacts as she watches the salvage operation. Yonhap via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations at the sea off Jindo, South Korea.


Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations at the sea off Jindo, South Korea. Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is seen during its salvage operations at the sea off Jindo, South Korea. Yonhap via REUTERS
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A family member of a missing passenger cries. 

News1 via REUTERS

A family member of a missing passenger cries. News1 via REUTERS

A family member of a missing passenger cries. News1 via REUTERS
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Oil leaked from the sunken ferry Sewol is seen. 

Yonhap via REUTERS

Oil leaked from the sunken ferry Sewol is seen. Yonhap via REUTERS

Oil leaked from the sunken ferry Sewol is seen. Yonhap via REUTERS
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Family members of missing passengers react as they speak at a news conference. 

Yonhap via REUTERS

Family members of missing passengers react as they speak at a news conference. Yonhap via REUTERS

Family members of missing passengers react as they speak at a news conference. Yonhap via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol during its salvage operation. 


Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol during its salvage operation. Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol during its salvage operation. Yonhap via REUTERS
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Family members of missing passengers cry as they meet with Kim Young-suk, Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, during the salvage operation. Yonhap via REUTERS

Family members of missing passengers cry as they meet with Kim Young-suk, Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, during the salvage operation. Yonhap via REUTERS

Family members of missing passengers cry as they meet with Kim Young-suk, Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, during the salvage operation. Yonhap via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol is raised. 

Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is raised. Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is raised. Yonhap via REUTERS
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A family member of a missing passenger cries. 


News1 via REUTERS

A family member of a missing passenger cries. News1 via REUTERS

A family member of a missing passenger cries. News1 via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol during its salvage operation. Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol during its salvage operation. Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol during its salvage operation. Yonhap via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol is raised. 


West Regional Headquarters Korea Coast Guard/Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is raised. West Regional Headquarters Korea Coast Guard/Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is raised. West Regional Headquarters Korea Coast Guard/Yonhap via REUTERS
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The sunken ferry Sewol is raised. 

The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries/Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is raised. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries/Yonhap via REUTERS

The sunken ferry Sewol is raised. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries/Yonhap via REUTERS
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