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Rescuer chief says 'no idea' when Korea ferry recovery over

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The head of the operation to retrieve bodies from a sunken South Korean ferry admitted Friday he had "no idea" when it would be over, as furious relatives accused recovery teams of dragging their feet. 

People attend a memorial for the victims of the sunken South Korean ferry "Sewol" at the Ansan Olympic memorial hall on April 25, 2014

In a briefing to reporters on the southern island of Jindo -- close to the disaster site -- Navy Captain Kim Jin-Hwang spoke of divers finding rooms crammed with up to 48 bodies during their search missions over the past week.

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