▲ Up
 
12:43 30-03-2017
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
ADVERTISE WITH US SUBSCRIBE
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
School vice principal rescued from Korean ferry found dead
17:31, 18 April 2014, 868

AKIPRESS.COM - The vice principal of a South Korean high school who accompanied hundreds of his pupils on what turned out to be a disastrous ferry trip has committed suicide, police said on Friday, as hopes faded of finding any of the 268 missing passengers alive, media report Friday.

Kang Min-gyu, 52, had been missing since Thursday. He appeared to have hanged himself with his belt from a tree outside a gym in the port city of Jindo where relatives of the people missing on the ship, mostly children from the school, were gathered.

Police said Kang did not leave a suicide note and that they started looking for him after he was reported missing by a fellow-teacher. He was rescued from the ferry after it capsized on Wednesday. 


Twitterfacebookprint
LATEST NEWS
12:36 Bishkek remand prison vice chief detained over tender kickback12:23 PM Jeenebekov dissatisfied with bank protection works along Chu River in Chui region12:16 Consul General of Kyrgyzstan, Dubai Office Director of UAE Foreign Ministry discuss protection of migrant workers' rights11:55 Kyrgyzstan, Japan expected to sign agreement on protection of Bishkek-Osh road from avalanche11:53 Minister of Emergency Situations visits landslide-prone zones in Jalal-Abad's Suzak district11:38 MP requests allocation of land plots for families living in landslide-prone zones in Osh11:35 Kyrgyzstan has 32,000 km of roads, '14% of them in poor condition' — Transport Ministry11:31 Turkey ends 'Euphrates Shield' operation in Syria10:49 Vehicular movement on Bishkek — Naryn — Torugart temporarily restricted10:41 Permanent Representative of Kyrgyzstan to UN named Ambassador to Italy concurrently10:39 Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Finland named10:35 Gazprom CEO Aleksey Miller meets Mirziyoyev10:34 Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko arrives in Turkmenistan10:14 Relatives mourn death of young family of six killed by landslide in Nichke-Sai village, Government sends aid10:06 Austrian sponsors present skiing gears to Kyrgyzstanis at Special Olympics World Winter Games09:44 Road blocked due to avalanche opened in Naryn09:42 George Soros' Central European University in Hungary facing closure09:32 13 killed in Texas as church bus and pickup truck collide09:29 General Prosecutor's Office requests from GKNB available materials regarding MP Isa Omurkulov09:14 Belarusian Ambassador completes his diplomatic mission in Bishkek
© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2017. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75