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Hundreds missing after ship sinks carrying 458 sinks in China's Yangtze River
Hundreds missing after ship sinks carrying 458 sinks in China's Yangtze River

A Chinese ferry carrying 458 people on the Yangtze River sank on Monday night after getting stuck in a cyclone. Hundreds are feared dead, and rescue workers were scrambling to reach survivors stuck inside their cabins.  The ship, called the Dongfangzhixing, or Eastern Star, carried 405 Chinese passengers, 47 crew members and five travel agency employees on a 930-mile route from the eastern city of Nanjing to the southwestern metropolis of Chongqing, according to the official New China News Agency. Most of the passengers were elderly tourists, ages 50 to 80. According to a statement from the local government, crew members called for help at around 11:51 p.m. after...

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