Updated: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT
South Korea ferry sinking: aftermath

Hundreds of people are still missing after a ferry capsized on Wednesday off the coast of South Korea.



Families of missing passengers have been standing on the shoreline watching the scene of the disaster. (© EPA/YONHAP)
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  • Families of missing passengers have been standing on the shoreline watching the scene of the disaster. (© EPA/YONHAP)
  • South Korea's prime minister Chung Hong-won was hit hit by a water bottle thrown by families of the missing passengers. (© EPA, Yonhap)
  • Lee Jun-seok, the captain of the ferry, has spoken to the media about the disaster. (© EPA/YNA)
  • Family members of missing passengers have been taken to see the wreck of the capsized ferry. (© EPA/YNA)
  • Civilian divers have been taking part in the search operation. (© EPA/YNA)
  • Hundreds of relatives of the missing passengers have made a temporary home in a gymnasium on Jindo Island in the south-west of the country. (© EPA, Yonhap)
  • Dozens of boats took part in the second day of the rescue operation. (© EPA, Jeon Heon-Kyun)
  • Personal items belonging to students who were on the ferry are still on display inside an empty classroom of Danwon high school in Ansan. (© AP Photo/Woohae Cho)
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Emergency services are still searching for nearly 300 people. At least nine have been confirmed as dead, while dozens more remain injured.

Here, some of the families of missing passengers are seen standing on the shoreline watching the scene of the disaster and waiting for news.

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