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South Korea preparing to lift sunken ferry off sea floor (VIDEO)

South Korea preparing to lift sunken ferry off sea floor (VIDEO)South Korean workers have started tests to determine if they can begin salvaging a 6,800-ton ferry that sank in 2014, killing more than 300 people.

This is reported by Associated Press.

An official from the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said it was not clear if the salvage operations can begin Wednesday.

Workers on two barges have started slipping as many as 66 cables beneath the Sewol ferry, which lying on its left side in about 40 meters (130 feet) of water. The cables are connected to a frame of metal beams divers have spent months putting in place.

The bodies of 295 passengers were recovered after the sinking in April 2014, but nine are still missing.

This video shows full story of the tragedy:


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