Tuesday, March 30, 2010

News Updates On The Sinking Of The South Korean Warship Cheonan

South Korea Cheonan Warship Sinking: Diver Dies During Rescue Efforts -- Christian Science Monitor

Strong currents frustrated rescue efforts for 46 sailors thought to be trapped on the sunken South Korea Cheonan warship, dimming their hopes for survival.

Efforts to enter the hull of the sunken South Korea Cheonan warship were foiled Tuesday by strong underwater currents, dimming hope for the survival of the 46 sailors thought to be trapped inside.

Divers worked throughout the day to no avail trying to gain access to the Cheonan, a Navy corvette that was blown in two Friday night in a mysterious explosion and now sits 40 meters underwater. Fifty-eight other sailors were pulled from the ship as it sank near the disputed Yellow Sea border with North Korea.

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More News On the Sinking of The South Korean Warship Cheonan

Korean Diver Dies in Search for Navy Shipwreck Survivors -- ABC News
South Korean rescue diver dies -- Al Jazeera
Divers drill into hull of sunken South Korean combat ship -- L.A. Times
Divers Seek Way Into Sunk Korean Ship -- Wall Street Journal
South Korea's Cheonan ship sinking mystery: A North Korea mine? -- Christian Science Monitor
South Korea fears mine from north sank ship -- The Guardian
Speculation rises on N.K. involvement -- The Korea Herald
N.Korea 'Runs Naval Suicide Squads' -- The Chosun Ilbo

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