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Sewol: Possible factors in ferry sinking

Investigators are trying to establish why the South Korean ferry Sewol capsized a month ago with loss of more than 300 lives.

Among the factors being examined are the amount of cargo on board, the addition of extra cabins in modifications carried out in 2012 and whether the ship was carrying enough ballast. Lucy Hockings reports.

  • 15 May 2014
  • From the section Asia