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South Korean divers recover body from sunken ferry; 14 still missing

By K.J. Kwon, CNN
updated 11:57 PM EDT, Thu June 5, 2014

Seoul, South Korea (CNN) -- South Korean divers have recovered another body from the ferry Sewol, which sank in April with hundreds of people on board, authorities said Friday.

The recovery of the body brings the death toll from the sinking to 290, with 14 people still missing, the rescue headquarters said. Most of those on board the ship were high school students on a field trip.

The male body was found Friday morning toward the left of the submerged ferry's stern and is now undergoing DNA analysis for identification, authorities said.

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