Victim’s body found from sunken South Korean ferry

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The first body found in three months was being recovered Tuesday from the sunken South Korean ferry, increasing the official death toll to 295, officials said.

The government task force said in a statement the body was found around a women’s toilet in the ship. The badly decayed body was being pulled up to the surface and DNA tests were planned to identify the victim, according to task force officials.

Victim’s body found from sunken South Korean ferry

I survived the Costa Concordia disaster by clinging to rope

When the Costa Concordia cruise ship hit rocks off the coast of Tuscany in January 2012, 32 people died. But for Emily Lau, 30, a musician from Oregon, making it ashore was just the start of the nightmare…

Through the chaos I felt calm.

There was a lot of fear and panic on that dark deck, with terrified crowds fighting to get on the remaining lifeboats, but I wasn’t frightened.

Looking at the surging crowd, realising we’d been pushed further back, I made my decision.

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Ferry service resumes after car plunges off dock

A crash froze ferry runs for Friday night when a 60-year-old Belfair man died crashing through the Southworth Ferry Dock barricade, driving himself into the bay.The sheriffs office got calls just after 6 pm friday about the SUV at 32 mph. The drowning/crash victim was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma. Washington State Ferries say ferry service has resumed.

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