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Another body found in sunken Korean warship

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The South Korean military said today it has found another body in a sunken naval vessel that blasted apart near the border with North Korea last month.

The military has identified the body as that of 37-year-old Senior Chief Petty Officer Kim Tae-seok.

It is the second body to be found since the 1,200-ton Navy corvette Cheonan sank March 26.

Divers found the body around 4 p.m. amid salvage operations, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

A total of 104 sailors were aboard the vessel. Fifty-eight of them have been rescued, while 44 remain missing.

Yonhap

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