476 Passengers. (includes 325 high school students, 14 teachers)
174✻ Rescued.(includes 74 students, 3 teachers, 17 crew, 80 other)
180 Dead. (including 114 students, 4 foreigners (1 student))
✻1 rescued passenger found dead (suicide). 1605KST April 18th update.
1 member of rescue operation has died. 1147KST April 20th update.
-JTBC : More than 100 bodies were recovered at 4th floor of #Sewol ferry.
24April update by time stamp.(newest on top)(the last day for rescue operation)
0001KST: A diver through the radio connection said that they will be able to continue with the rescue operation for another 3-4 hrs
2210KST: Korea Coast Guard requested Jong-in Lee, head of Alpha Sea Rescue Co.(알파잠수기술공사) and an expert in underwater rescue, to use his diving bell. Despite his request to participate in the rescue operation, he was previously continuously rejected by Coast Guard and Navy. He previously participated in major maritime disasters, such as corvette Cheonan sinking in 2010.This is done by family’s request. (JTBC breaking news)
2200KST: Gyeonggi Provincial Office of Education received severe criticism after announcement to recruit new teachers in Danwon HS. The post included the missing teachers. Gyeonggi Provincial Office of Education had been under heavy attack due to false SMS indicating that every students and teachers have been rescued.(JTBC News 9)
2145KST: The church of savorists denied alleged connection with Chonghaejin Marine Company. However, Prosecutor’s Office and IRS is currently investigating the connection. (JTBC News 9)
2140KST: [Breaking] Korea Coast Guard decided to allow civilian divers to access the site. (JTBC News 9)
2130KST: Prosecutor’s Office raided MV Ohamana, the sister ship of MV Sewol. They are also going to investigate Coast Guard. (JTBC News 9)
2124KST: report say 10 minutes were wasted by Mokpo Coast Guard on that day to write a paper request to Jindo VTS. Emergency Communication System, created an alert to other organizations without paperwork it was not used.(JTBC News 9)
2120KST: It is revealed that dozen helicopters dispatched from Korea Fire Department were rejected by Coast Guard, only to be returned to their base at 1700KST at 16th April. (JTBC News 9)
2110KST: rescue operation halted for 8 hours on 23th April to change the barge. This was done yesterday, when the condition is the best. (JTBC News 9)
2100KST: It is revealed that the coast guard overstated the number of divers. They included civilian divers, who were not allowed to enter the site. Family of missing are severely criticizing the rescue operation.
2030KST: Another 4 female bodies have been recovered, Death toll up to 175.
1949KST: Angry parents and family members gathered at the GOV Jindo Emergency HQ demanding immediate search for the rest of missing passengers before weather got worsen tomorrow.
1720KST: Samsung Electronics decided to repair and restore the data of the passengers’ mobile for free.
1515KST: Many rescued students have been cleared to release from hospital but decided to stay and support each other until they are all ready for release.
1338KST: It is revealed that the navy fabricated interview of divers. They urged divers to describe underwater status worse than actual condition.(Link)
1319KST: UDT/SEAL Veteran Association made a public statement that Coast Guard was extremely incompetent in the rescue operation. This statement is made because of Coast Guard stated that the civilian divers were too incompetent to participate in the rescue operation.(Source)
1218KST: There were recovered 3 out of the 4 bodies of Chinese passengers.
1156KST: It is revealed that some of the rooms inhabited by students were overcrowded, despite the vessel was half full. (Source)
1116KST: There are now 32 aircrafts and 260 ships on the rescue operation.
1058KST: Mother of Jiyeon Kwon –the youngest sewol survivor (6)(Korean-Vietnamese) discovered dead inside the vessel. Link
1044KST: KR SeaTrust, the inspector of MV Sewol raided by prosecutor’s office. (Source)
1000KST: Due to a clash in perspectives on how to best perform this recovery operation between navy and private divers, the government has barred private diving for the past hour. Coast guard has claimed this is from the request of families.
0930KST: Maritime law has been revised since the accident so that only the captain of first mate are permitted to steer a ship of over 6,000 tons.
0831KST: the boy who make the first call for help during the accident discovered dead inside the deck 4 of the ship. He contacted national emergency call center(119), only to be inquired about the latitude/longitude of the ship before the coast guard realised he was not a member of the boat’s crew.
0808KST: Searching at the central floor room at deck 4 began. It was exclusively used by Danwon High students.
0215KST: Body count now 159. Recovery operations have begun on the 5th floor.
0130KST: The Korean Government has begun contemplating a scheme whereby families affected by this tragedy may be compensated up to 26mil Won (~$26,000) in addition to insurance payment.
British Columbia had a shallow magnitude 6.6 earthquake offshore of Vancouver Island at 8:10 pm on Wednesday night. No tsunami alert was issued, and no substantial damage or injuries were immediately reported.
We didn’t feel anything in Bellingham.
Didn’t feel it either…
Q: If the 5 of you were to try out at a movie or drama, office love, suspense and comedy, what kind of story would be good?
J: Office love with 5 of us?! (laughs)
N: Who would wanna watch that?
S: That’s gross. “Masaki~ ♡” something like that? (laughs)
Reporter: Wait, thinking about it normally, the partner should be OL right?
All: No no no…
O: Well, if we were to do it.
S: It has to be office love with the 5 of us.
N: That’s right~
Aiba: But, since there’s 5 of us, there will be someone who gets dumped. (serious)
Apparently, you can study “Arashi” at Meiji University. (x)
*pic from @mooosan0616 on twitter)
J VS Ikuta kun On Friday Mag.
No girl was found ne ^ v ^
Lol this made me just a tad bit excited xD haha they named a kitten Arashi xD
According to Mag. Article.
Oh!! J you went to meet Inoue san at Grill Steak restuarant (Yaki Nikku) @ late night that why you appeared there with Ikuta kun
first I though no girl
When I’m at school doing nothing, I bully Sho :)
Helping stormtales to do other members^^ hahaha
this is the third fourth time I make a Shomunk XD