Angry and divided, South Korea mourns on anniversary of ferry disaster

April 16, 2015 7:44 AM

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ANSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - A day of mourning for the 304 victims of the Sewol ferry sinking was overtaken by acrimony on Thursday, as organizers called off a ceremony planned to mark its one-year anniversary to protest against the South Korean government's response to the disaster.

The main group representing bereaved families said the government had let them down again by failing to announce by the anniversary a decision to raise the ship in hopes of finding the bodies of nine victims still missing.

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