Captain Of South Korean Ferry Videotaped Abandoning Ship Before His Passengers

Video released on Monday by the South Korean Coast Guard shows what appears to be 69-year-old Captain Lee Joon-seok abandoning the sinking ferry before other passengers.

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The video was released on Monday by the South Korean Coast Guard and shows Captain Lee Joon-seok being rescued by boat before other passengers.

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Watch an extended version of the video via Washington Post.

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