South Korea hopes to complete ferry searches by the weekend

May 7, 2014 6:27 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The search for the remaining bodies on a sunken South Korean ferry could wrap up by the weekend.

South Korea's prime minister says officials must work with "resolve to finish searches" by Saturday to help ease the suffering of relatives of missing people.

About 270 bodies have been recovered from the submerged ferry, and more than 30 people are still unaccounted for.

Only 172 people survived.


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