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Former Coast Guard official gets prison term in Sewol case

FEBRUARY 11, 2015 — South Korea's Gwangju District Court has sentenced a former Coast Guard official to four years in prison for neglecting his duty to safely evacuate passengers in the sinking of the ferry Sewol last Apri. The disaster claimed more than...

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