South Korea's military recovery crew sank last month on the 24th will be the "Cheonan (PCC-772)" alert No. salvage the wreckage of ship bow, and found a dead body.
Some military officials say, to the shape of the bow part of the gap based on analysis of external shocks led to the sinking ship.
South Korea's Yonhap news agency, "Cheonan (PCC-772)" No. 24 bow salvage the wreckage of the water, the recovery crew found the wreckage of a dead body inside.
The victims called the Park SONG Jian (transliteration), 20-year-old, is a petty officer.
"Cheonan (PCC-772)" No. 26 on the night of the Korean Peninsula and the western waters paekyong exploded near the patrol, and soon sank. At 24, 104 58 crew were rescued, 40 people confirmed dead, 6 missing.
Yonhap said the salvage after the end of the barge bow wreckage was transferred to the Navy in Pyeongtaek Second Fleet Command, and previously also accept the water is aft of the wreckage to determine the cause wrecks.
This stage, the search for the other six missing crew members continued. In addition, the "Cheonan (PCC-772)" issue yet to find radar masts and chimneys.
It was confirmed that explosion caused Shen
The South Korean Yonhap news source military officials reported damage near the bow gap state investigators further confirmed previous speculation that the external explosion caused "Cheonan (PCC-772)" sank.
Some do not want to be named the South Korean military officials said the wreckage of cracks near the bottom bow under attack, serious distortion along the diagonal direction. If we fight together aft and the bow wreckage can be found at the bottom of ships present inverted V-shape. This shows that the bottom of the ship were severe external shocks.
An unnamed South Korean military official told Yonhap news: "explosion may occur in the body was found near the Park SONG Jian." But he did not disclose further details.
15 this month, South Korean military will "Cheonan (PCC-772)" aft No. salvage.
South Korean government said the investigators analyzed the wreckage bow, it will open the Journal of the reasons for the final survey ship, but did not publicly disclose the specific date.
Both South and North Korea to exercise restraint
Previously, a number of South Korean military officials believe, "Cheonan (PCC-772)" was probably sunk by a torpedo. South Korean President Lee Myung-bak pledged to thoroughly investigate the cause wrecks, according to survey results, "unswervingly take decisive measures to prevent similar incidents from happening again."
South Korean Foreign Minister Yu Myung-hwan on the 18th, an investigation showed that other countries involved, "Cheonan (PCC-772)" sinking incident, South Korea intends to submit a United Nations Security Council to discuss relevant issues.
North Korea earlier said South Korea "error caused the accident itself," warned South Korea's Mo accident should blame to others.
North Korea accused South Korea of 23 once again trying to wreck the incident linked with the DPRK, the two Koreas, "pushed to the crossroads of war or peace."
April 24, in the waters near the island of South Korea's Bailing and the staff in the salvage, "Cheonan (PCC-772)" alert No. ship bow