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South Korean Coast Guard officers search for missing passengers aboard a sunken ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for more than 280 passengers still missing a day after their ferry flipped onto its side and sank in cold waters off the southern coast of South Korea.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Ferry sinks off South Korea coast

April 16, 2014

About 160 passengers, including high school students, were plucked to safety in a dramatic rescue from a South Korean passenger ferry sinking with 475 on board, officials said, although at least two people had died.