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BREAKING NEWS: Korean Cruise Ship Sinks - 260 lost
Chinese Dragon TV | 4/15/2014 | Chinese Dragon TV

Posted on 04/15/2014 7:09:53 PM PDT by Rockitz

It has just been reported that a Korean cruise ship with 450 aboard has sunk. Only 190 are reported to have been saved- many high schoolers aboard.


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KEYWORDS: ferry; korea; koreanferry; maritime; shipsinks; skorea; sokorea; southkorea
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Prayers up!
1 posted on 04/15/2014 7:09:53 PM PDT by Rockitz
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To: Rockitz

What is the sources of the news report?


2 posted on 04/15/2014 7:11:07 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

BREAKING: A ferry is sinking in the waters off South Korea. Gov’t officials say the ship is carrying around 450 people. No deaths reported.

https://twitter.com/News1130radio


3 posted on 04/15/2014 7:14:23 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Army Air Corps

http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/04/15/4061985/reports-ferry-with-471-people.html


4 posted on 04/15/2014 7:14:45 PM PDT by BigIsleGal (Wake Me Up When the Stupid Wears Off)
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To: Army Air Corps
http://www.dragontv.cn/

pic of ferry when you get to page

5 posted on 04/15/2014 7:14:58 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: Army Air Corps

What is the source, rather...


6 posted on 04/15/2014 7:16:20 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Rockitz

Titanic also sunk APRIL 15th


7 posted on 04/15/2014 7:16:32 PM PDT by diverteach (If I find liberals in heaven after my death.....I WILL BE PISSED!!!)
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To: raccoonradio; TigerLikesRooster

Not good.


8 posted on 04/15/2014 7:16:38 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: raccoonradio

Thanks!


9 posted on 04/15/2014 7:16:40 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: raccoonradio

https://twitter.com/search?q=korean%20ferry&src=typd&f=realtime


10 posted on 04/15/2014 7:16:56 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: Rockitz

BBC News:
A ferry with about 450 people on board is sinking off the south-west coast of South Korea, coastguard officials say.

Most of the passengers are secondary school students on their way from Incheon to the southern resort island of Jeju, officials added.

Coastguard and naval vessels and helicopters have gone to the scene.

Many passengers have already been lifted off and TV reports say remaining passengers have been told to jump into the sea to await rescue.

Images from the scene show the ferry listing at a severe angle.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27045512


11 posted on 04/15/2014 7:17:24 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: diverteach

Apr 16 now there—not sure when this started to sink. The Chinese site said it was 4/16 (current day there)


12 posted on 04/15/2014 7:17:56 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: Rockitz

North Korea?


13 posted on 04/15/2014 7:18:23 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Same thougt.


14 posted on 04/15/2014 7:19:01 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: tcrlaf

On CNN a reporter said the kids can live 1 hour in the water, as it is not warm.


15 posted on 04/15/2014 7:20:53 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Rockitz; Salvation; Kathy in Alaska

Praying!

Prayer ping!


16 posted on 04/15/2014 7:23:22 PM PDT by pax_et_bonum (Never Forget the Seals of Extortion 17 - and God Bless America)
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To: All

My chinese is no good and my wife (she’s the native speaker) barely heard the report. Sorry for any disinformation. Didn’t see it anywhere else when I searched on-line.


17 posted on 04/15/2014 7:23:23 PM PDT by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: Rockitz

Horrible! Prayers for the rescue of the passengers.

Improperly loaded?


18 posted on 04/15/2014 7:23:28 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Rockitz

Yes, prayers being said. This has not been a good day for many people.


19 posted on 04/15/2014 7:24:07 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Rockitz
It is sinking at Jendo. Twitter pics:
20 posted on 04/15/2014 7:24:48 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Rockitz

http://hd.ytn.co.kr/hd_live.php

http://www.igtb.co.kr/pop/G1_onair.asp


21 posted on 04/15/2014 7:26:22 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: tcrlaf

In the 2nd pic, notice how close that cutter is to a ship in danger of rolling over on it!


22 posted on 04/15/2014 7:26:23 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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WHAT IS IT WITH THE MONTH OF APRIL AND NATURAL DISASTERS, SICK/EVIL HUMANS AND TERRORISM; THE WORLD OVER!!!????


23 posted on 04/15/2014 7:28:23 PM PDT by yield 2 the right
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To: tcrlaf

Coast Guard: 82 rescued from South Korean sinking ship. YTN: Remaining passengers told to jump in the water. http://t.co/xIOyjICsvy


24 posted on 04/15/2014 7:28:36 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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It would not be the first or last time a ship/ferry/boat was improperly loaded, “pack as much of ‘em in” kills....


25 posted on 04/15/2014 7:31:15 PM PDT by yield 2 the right
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To: Rockitz

My wife watched it on south korean news. Lots of boats looking for survivors.


26 posted on 04/15/2014 7:31:16 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Rockitz

If this is where google maps shows me it is the location is at the extreme southern end of S. Korea.


27 posted on 04/15/2014 7:32:07 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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A cruise ship and ferry are not the same thing. Was this ferry rented as a party boat?


28 posted on 04/15/2014 7:32:46 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: HokieMom

YTN

Yonhap News is like Korea’s CNN/FNC


29 posted on 04/15/2014 7:34:01 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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Live News stream.

http://www.igtb.co.kr/pop/G1_onair.asp


30 posted on 04/15/2014 7:34:21 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
Hope this info is correct: RT ‏@RT_com 4m BREAKING: All 338 students and teachers on board sinking South Korean ferry were rescued - report
31 posted on 04/15/2014 7:35:54 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

There are reports that the ferry hit a reef during thick fog.

http://rt.com/news/korea-ferry-boat-sinks-780/


32 posted on 04/15/2014 7:36:59 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Rockitz

All 338 Korean students, teachers rescued from sinking ferry: school official - BBC


33 posted on 04/15/2014 7:38:30 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Rockitz

Reuters reports all 338 students and teachers rescued.


34 posted on 04/15/2014 7:41:23 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: GeronL

Not a party boat. Jejudo island is a very popular tourist area.


35 posted on 04/15/2014 7:41:58 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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The 6,325-ton Sewol was heading to Jejudo Island from Incheon, sent out an emergency call early Wednesday.

The Coast Guard is reported to have arrived at the scene at about 8:50 a.m.

A passenger aboard the ship suggested that the ferry hit a reef due to thick fog. The meteorological office, however, said that the area was clear, with visibility of about 20 kilometers.

The passengers are reported to include about 350 students and staff of Danwon High School in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province, who were traveling on a school trip to Jejudo Island. Including the crew and other passengers, 476 people are said to be aboard the vessel.


36 posted on 04/15/2014 7:44:16 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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Well since everyone on board was rescued, I think I can say this without appearing crass:

“It eased into the water like an old man into a nice warm bath, no offense.”

37 posted on 04/15/2014 7:45:12 PM PDT by Gamecock (If the cross is not foolishness to the lost world then we have misrepresented the cross." S.L.)
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To: driftdiver

I know. So it was a ferry of travelers on vacation and their version of Spring Break?


38 posted on 04/15/2014 7:45:55 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Bet NK says they did it to provoke?


39 posted on 04/15/2014 7:46:38 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; tcrlaf

Great news


40 posted on 04/15/2014 7:46:39 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Oh please God, let this be true. Seju is resort island...a place to go FOR FUN! These are people looking for an escape. Please... let them survive!


41 posted on 04/15/2014 7:48:24 PM PDT by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them!)
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To: Rockitz

**many high schoolers aboard.**

Prayers for their families.


42 posted on 04/15/2014 7:49:37 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: driftdiver

Jejudo is the “tropical” part of Korea and a very popular vacation / tourist spot. A lot of K-Dramas and movies get filmed there as well, so folks like to go see the spots where the filming took place.


43 posted on 04/15/2014 7:49:57 PM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: GeronL

Its very common for students to take an annual trip as a group. Spring break without the drinking or promiscuity.


44 posted on 04/15/2014 7:50:16 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

Bump


45 posted on 04/15/2014 7:51:41 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: kaehurowing

Yes i lived in sk for 3 years. Havent made it there unfortunately.


46 posted on 04/15/2014 7:53:22 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Rockitz; pax_et_bonum; Texas Termite; .30Carbine; 68 grunt; 8mmMauser; admiralsn; Aggie Mama; ...

Prayers needed...Korean Cruise ship is sinking...lots of teens.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3144869/posts


47 posted on 04/15/2014 7:53:43 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

I join in earnest prayer for them!


48 posted on 04/15/2014 7:58:36 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: driftdiver

My wife has been to Jejudo a couple of times—she loves K-dramas and Korea in general. She goes with her fellow K-drama friends. My only time in Korea was on a one day layover waiting for a flight to Japan, so didn’t really see anything. And it was in the old days before democracy when the military still ran things, so back then it had kind of an oppressive feel with a lot of heavily armed policemen around. It’s totally different today.


49 posted on 04/15/2014 8:03:58 PM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: Rockitz

Oh God ,Prayers for all.


50 posted on 04/15/2014 8:06:54 PM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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