Prosecutors investigating South Korea’s worst maritime disaster in four decades said the captain of the ‘Sewol’ ferry and two crew members are facing a life sentence for abandoning passengers as the vessel sank.
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In the mountains near the Afghan frontier, former Pakistan soldier Abdullah Chachar could take clean shots at Taliban militants. Now a policeman in Karachi, he worries about bystanders getting in the way.
Prosecutors investigating South Korea’s worst maritime disaster in four decades are questioning the ‘Sewol’ ferry operator’s chief executive officer over the incident that left more than 300 dead or missing.