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Danwon high school students and citizens hold candles as they pray for the safe return of passengers of a sunken ferry on Sunday in Ansan, South Korea. At least 58 people are reported to have died and 244 are still missing. Won Dae-Yeon-Donga Daily Getty Images
South Korea ferry: transcripts reveal indecision as ferry sank

The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing, a radio transcript released Sunday showed, suggesting the chaotic situation may have added to a death toll that could eventually exceed 300.

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