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South Korea looks to wrap up ferry recovery effort

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Recovery teams should try to wrap up their search for bodies from South Korea's ferry disaster by the weekend, Prime Minister Chung Hong-Won said Wednesday, three weeks after the ship sank with hundreds of schoolchildren on board. 

A woman puts a yellow ribbon with others at a memorial for victims of the 'Sewol' ferry disaster in Seoul on May 1, 2014

With 35 bodies yet to be recovered, the moment is fast arriving when the authorities will have to make a call on stopping the underwater search in order to raise the ferry, which was carrying 476 people when it capsized on April 16.

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