A massive search and rescue operation is under way of the Korean coast after a passenger ferry with more than 470 passengers capsized yesterday. At least 9 people have died and almost 300 people are still missing. Here are some of the latest pictures from the incident.

A relative waits for news of their missing loved one at a port in Jindo, South Korea. Pic: AP.

South Korean Coast Guard officers try to rescue missing passengers from the sunken ferry Thursday morning. Pic: AP.

Passengers from the Sewol ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast are rescued by coast guards in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, Wednesday. Pic: AP.

Pic: AP.

Rescue helicopters and vessels approach the passenger ferry which capsized off the South Korean coast this morning. Pic: AP.

South Korean rescue helicopters fly over the stricken ferry. Pic: AP.

A man watches a TV news program showing the sinking passenger ship in Seoul. Pic: AP.

South Korean rescue helicopters fly over the ship as the search for passengers begins. Pic: AP.

A rescued passenger s carried by police and rescue teams at Jindo port, south of Seoul. Pic: AP.