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Sunken Korean ferry was overloaded regularly: Documents

May 5, 2014 - 6:00am


South Korean ferry MV Sewol, which sank on Apr. 16, had exceeded its cargo limit on 246 trips during the 13 months before it sank, documents show.

The documents also indicate a possibility that the ferry may have been more overloaded than ever during the sinking, the Associated Press reports. The documents highlight regulatory problems that led to passengers being allowed into a vessel that was unsafe.

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