Kim Han-sik, President of Chonghaejin Marine
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S Korea ferry boss admits 'grave sin'

The president of the company that operated the South Korean ferry that sank with 475 people on board has said executives have committed a "grave sin".

Kim Han-sik had to be supported by two men as he made an apology to the victims and their families of the disaster.

Officials say 179 people have been rescued with emergency services still still searching for about 280 people still missing. Eighteen people have been confirmed dead.

  • 17 Apr 2014
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