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S Korea to extend detention of ferry captain

Gaining access: Guide ropes were installed to help the divers through the tricky and fast currents in the area. - PHOTO: AFP

[JINDO, South Korea] South Korean prosecutors investigating last week's ferry disaster said yesterday that they wanted to extend the detention of the captain and two other crew members by 10 days as they try to determine the cause of an accident that likely claimed more than 300 lives.


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