South Korea: Human remains found on board recovered Sewol ferry

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The bones and belongings of victims of the Sewol ferry disaster have been found on board the vessel, almost a week after it was lifted from the water off the coast of South Korea.

Speaking to reporters Tuesday, Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries official Lee Cheol-jo said salvage workers had "found bones of a dead person on the deck," while preparing to transport the ferry to land.

"It's the first time in three years I've seen the ferry with my naked eye, and it's hard to understand why we couldn't lift it before," Jang Dong-won told CNN.

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