Bone fragments found in Sewol “not human”

Forensic examination of bone fragments found near the ferry Sewol were not human. South Korean authorities said on Tuesday. Earlier that day Lee Cheol-jo, the official heading the task force of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries on the salvage operation, told a briefing that six pieces of remains appeared to be parts of a hitherto unrecovered body. Nine people remain missing of the 304 mainly children who died on April 16th 2014 disaster after the Sewol capsized and sank off the southwest coast of South Korea when it tried to turn too quickly and, because it was overloaded and structurally deficient, capsized and sank.