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.
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.
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.