Confirmed death toll in S. Korea ferry disaster passes 100

The confirmed death toll in South Korea's ferry disaster crossed 100 on Tuesday, but almost twice that number remained unaccounted for nearly a week into the rescue and recovery effort.

The official toll provided by the coastguard stood at 104, with 198 still missing. The 6,825-tonne Sewol was carrying 476 people -- most of them schoolchildren -- when it capsized and sank last Wednesday.

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