The ferry Sewol sits on a semi-submersible transport vessel during the salvage operation in waters off the island of Jindo on Sunday. On Tuesday, South Korean officials said remains believed to be from some of the missing victims were recovered by salvage workers.
Relatives of victims of the Sewol ferry accident stand before a banner featuring victim photos during a protest. More than 300 people, most of them high school students, died in the accident. Nine people remain missing.
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Sewol ferry crew members, whose identities are obscured in this photo at the request of the court, attend verdict proceedings in Gwangju, South Korea, Tuesday. Ferry captain Lee Joon-Seok was sentenced to 36 years in jail.
The captain of the sunken ferry Sewol, Lee Joon-Seok (left) arrives on the second day of his trial at the Gwangju District Court in Gwanju, southwestern South Korea, in June.
In late April, rescue workers surrounded the area where the South Korean ferry Sewol sank. The body of a victim was recovered Thursday about 25 miles from this site.
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Yellow ribbons hang from a fence outside Danwon High School in Ansan, South Korea, as some students return Thursday for the first time since a ferry disaster claimed the lives of scores of their classmates.
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