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Rescue workers operate where the capsized passenger ship ''Sewol'' sank during the rescue operation in the sea off Jindo April 18, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS

Vice-principal of South Korea school in ferry disaster commits suicide

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The vice-principal of a South Korean high school who accompanied hundreds of pupils on a ferry that capsized has committed suicide, police said on Friday, as hopes faded of finding any of the 268 missing alive.

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The Sewol, carrying 475 passengers and crew, capsized on Wednesday on a journey from the port of Incheon to the southern holiday island of Jeju.

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