Crew of sunken S. Korean ferry in court

June 10, 2014 7:46 AM

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GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Fifteen crew members from the sunken South Korean ferry appeared in court Tuesday to enter pleas on charges that they were negligent and failed to save the more than 300 people who died or are missing from the disaster.

Lawyers also planned to submit evidence during the hearing at Gwangju District Court. Most of those killed in the April 16 sinking of the ferry Sewol were high school students, and many people from the students' hometown attended the hearing.

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