The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea said that he was “deeply ashamed” Thursday as a criminal investigation began into the disaster.
Lee Joon-seok, 69, is being questioned by the coast guard, according to an official quoted by Reuters.
Lee appeared in front of Korean media with his face hidden in a gray hoodie. “I am really sorry and deeply ashamed,” he said. “I don’t know what to say.”
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