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Search continues for ferry victims

Search teams in South Korea continue to work at the accident site of the capsized ferry Sewol, under increasing pressure from relatives of those still missing. Divers face the grim task of recovering hundreds more bodies of those believed to be trapped in the submerged vessel, which sank last week, claiming at least 100 lives, with many more still unaccounted for.

Search continues for ferry victims
South Korean coast guards and rescue workers are seen at the accident site of the capsized South Korean ferry Sewol in Jindo on April 22, 2014. The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster crossed 100, as dive teams, under growing pressure from bereaved relatives, accelerated the grim task of recovering hundreds more bodies from the submerged vessel. (AFP/Getty Images)
Search continues for ferry victims
South Korean coast guards and rescue workers are seen at the accident site of the capsized South Korean ferry Sewol in Jindo on April 22, 2014. The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster crossed 100, as dive teams, under growing pressure from bereaved relatives, accelerated the grim task of recovering hundreds more bodies from the submerged vessel. (AFP/Getty Images)
Search continues for ferry victims
The bodies of victims recovered from the 'Sewol' ferry are carried to waiting ambulances at Jindo harbour on April 22, 2014. Divers began to locate bodies on April 19 inside the submerged South Korean ferry as the detained captain defended his decision to delay evacuation of the ship when it capsized nearly four days ago with 476 people on board. (AFP/Getty Images)
Search continues for ferry victims
Relatives leave the area where the bodies of victims from the capsized ferry Sewol are being identified at Jindo harbour on April 22, 2014. Divers began to locate bodies on April 19 inside the submerged South Korean ferry as the detained captain defended his decision to delay evacuation of the ship when it capsized nearly four days ago with 476 people on board. (AFP/Getty Images)
Search continues for ferry victims
A South Korean coast guard helicopter flies over the accident site of the capsized South Korean ferry Sewol in Jindo on April 22, 2014. The confirmed death toll in South Korea's ferry disaster crossed 100, but almost twice that number remained unaccounted for nearly a week into the rescue and recovery effort. (AFP/Getty Images)
Search continues for ferry victims
A South Korean coastguard boat returns from the accident site with relatives of victims who were on board the capsized South Korean ferry Sewol at Jindo harbour on April 21, 2014. South Korean prosecutors said they had detained four more crew members in a widening investigation into a ferry disaster that left hundreds missing, presumed dead. Three officers and one engineer from the capsized ferry Sewol were taken into police custody, a prosecutor on the case told AFP, following the arrest at the weekend of the captain and two other crew members. The 6,825-tonne ship sank off the southwest coast with 476 people on board -- mostly high school students on a holiday trip. (AFP/Getty Images)
Search continues for ferry victims
A general view shows an area where family members of victims who were on board the capsized South Korean ferry Sewol are gathered at Jindo harbour on April 21, 2014. South Korean prosecutors said they had detained four more crew members in a widening investigation into a ferry disaster that left hundreds missing, presumed dead. Three officers and one engineer from the capsized ferry Sewol were taken into police custody, a prosecutor on the case told AFP, following the arrest at the weekend of the captain and two other crew members. The 6,825-tonne ship sank off the southwest coast with 476 people on board -- mostly high school students on a holiday trip. (AFP/Getty Images)
Search continues for ferry victims
A monk leads a prayer session in an area where family members of passengers on board capsized South Korean ferry Sewol are gathered at Jindo harbour on April 21, 2014. South Korean prosecutors said they had detained four more crew members in a widening investigation into a ferry disaster that left hundreds missing, presumed dead. Three officers and one engineer from the capsized ferry Sewol were taken into police custody, a prosecutor on the case told AFP, following the arrest at the weekend of the captain and two other crew members. The 6,825-tonne ship sank off the southwest coast with 476 people on board -- mostly high school students on a holiday trip. (AFP/Getty Images)
Search continues for ferry victims
A relative of a passenger on board capsized South Korean ferry Sewol looks at a board carrying names of bodies that have been indentified in an area where family members of victims of the disaster are gathered at Jindo harbour on April 21, 2014. South Korean prosecutors said they had detained four more crew members in a widening investigation into a ferry disaster that left hundreds missing, presumed dead. Three officers and one engineer from the capsized ferry Sewol were taken into police custody, a prosecutor on the case told AFP, following the arrest at the weekend of the captain and two other crew members. The 6,825-tonne ship sank off the southwest coast with 476 people on board -- mostly high school students on a holiday trip. (AFP/Getty Images)
Search continues for ferry victims
A relative weeps at an area where family members of victims of the South Korean ferry 'Sewol' are gathered, at Jindo harbour on April 21, 2014. South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said on April 21 that the behaviour of the captain and crew of the ferry that capsized five days ago with 476 people on board was unacceptable and 'tantamount to murder'. (AFP/Getty Images)