South Korea cites torpedo attack in ship sinking

An explosion at close range, and not a direct hit, caused the South Korean patrol ship Cheonan to sink last month, a team of South Korean military and civilian investigators has tentatively concluded.
Instead of being directly hit by a torpedo or other underwater weapon, the Cheonan was affected by a strong explosion that occurred below its bottom at a close range, according to the New York Times.
On Saturday, recovery crews found the body of a missing sailor in the wreckage of the ship, according to CNN.
Forty of Cheonan's 104 crew members have now been confirmed dead, and six more are also believed dead, though they are still listed as missing.

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