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Passenger ship carrying 350 sinking off S. Korean coast

English.news.cn   2014-04-16 09:06:25

SEOUL, April 16 (Xinhua) -- A ship carrying 350 passengers are sinking off coast of Jindo, southwest of South Korea on Wednesday and sent distress signals to the coast guard, local media reported.

The ship "SEWOL," departed from South Korea's Incheon for Jeju, was flooded with sea water and inclined over 20 degrees. Passengers are now waiting for rescue on the leaning ship, according to local TV station YTN.

Editor: Yang Yi
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