What to know: South Korea ferry disaster

POSTED: 04:34 AM PDT Apr 16, 2014    UPDATED: 08:13 AM PDT Jul 09, 2014 

The operators of the sunken Sewol ferry prioritized profit over safety, and the vessel was licensed based on falsified documents, South Korean investigators said in an interim report. Take a look at images from the disaster that killed hundreds of people and shocked the nation.

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There were 325 students from Danwon High School on the ferry. They left from the port city of Incheon, just west of Seoul, for a four-day trip to Jeju. The resort island is considered the Hawaii of Korea.

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