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South Korean president says sunken Sewol ferry will be raised

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South Korean President Park Geun-Hye promised on Thursday that the sunken Sewol ferry would be raised "at the earliest possible date" - acceding to a key demand of the victims' relatives.

[SEOUL] South Korean President Park Geun-Hye promised on Thursday that the sunken Sewol ferry would be raised "at the earliest possible date" - acceding to a key demand of the victims' relatives.

"I will take the necessary steps to salvage the ship at the earliest possible date," Park said during a visit to the southern island of Jindo to mark the first anniversary of the Sewol disaster that claimed 304 lives.

AFP

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