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Memorial Event to be Held at Paengmok Harbor Tomorrow

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Memorial Event to be Held at Paengmok Harbor Tomorrow


A memorial event wishing for the return of the missing passengers from the ill-fated ferry, Sewol and to mourn the deceased on the occasion of the 100th day since the accident that claimed more than 300 lives on April 16th will be held tomorrow from 2 p.m.

According to the Jindo Pan-regional Disaster Control Committee, the ‘Commemorative Event Wishing for Peaceful Rest of the Deceased and Return of the Missing’ will be hosted at Paengmok Harbor.

A lawyer who represents the bereaved families of the victims, Mr. Bae Eui-cheol (배의철) will host the event, which will feature a commemorative silence tribute and the reading of memorial letters for the victims.

Bereaved families of the victims, Jindo-gun residents, local students in Jindo, and public officials in the Jindo area are expected to take part in tomorrow’s event.

On April 16th, a 6,800-ton ferry that was carrying 476 passengers, including Danwon High School students who were on their school trips to Jeju Island, capsized and sank. Among the passengers on board, only 172 were rescued.

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