#Sewol ferry sinking – cargo overload possibly to blame for capsizing – an annotated infographic

Investigations into the sinking of the South Korean ferry Sewol are focusing on its cargo and modifications made to the vessel which could have caused it to capsize on a routine trip from Incheon to the southern resort island of Jeju.

The confirmed death toll from the April 16 tragedy stands at 185 – most of them students and teachers from a Seoul high school – with 117 still missing, presumed dead. A total of 174 people were rescued from the ship.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

Sewol ferry sinking: overloaded cargo to blame?
Sewol ferry sinking: overloaded cargo to blame?
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