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Jeollanamdo Governor Claims Recovery of the Sunken Ferry


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Jeollanamdo Governor Claims Recovery of the Sunken Ferry


Governor of Jeollanamdo, Lee Nak-yeon, reportedly announced that the ill-fated ferry Sewol, which still lies on the sea bed off Jindo Island, should be raised to find the exact cause of the capsizing and sinking of the ferry and to help the residents of Jindo Island to recover from the pollution from the shipwreck that has crippled the local fisheries industry.

Governor Lee also stressed that compensation and indemnity should be provided for the families of the victims and survivors as well as the residents of Jindo Island who were directly and indirectly damaged by the incident.

Governor Lee added that the salvaged ferry and the bodies recovered should be exhibited on the island so that the tragic incident will not be forgotten.

Meanwhile, Jeollanamdo will reportedly invest 2 billion won for 10 years to provide effective safety education for residents of all ages.

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