Sailor Dies in Ferry Disaster Rescue Efforts

      April 21, 2014 13:22

      A sailor has died of a serious head injury while assisting rescue efforts after last Wednesday's ferry disaster.

      A Navy spokesman on Sunday said the petty officer second class identified as Yoon (21) fell into a coma after injuring his head while replacing an elevator lamp on the warship Daejoyeong on Apr. 16. He died at 8:24 p.m. on Saturday.

      Yoon had just two months left until his discharge from mandatory military service.

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