Chinese ship sinks in Yangtze river

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Rescue workers carry a boat as they conduct a search, after a ship sank in the Jianli section of the Yangtze River, Hubei province, China, June 2, 2015.(Reuters photo)

Rescue workers carry a boat as they conduct a search, after a ship sank in the Jianli section of the Yangtze River, Hubei province, China, June 2, 2015.(Reuters photo)

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Rescue workers search after a ship sank at the Jianli section of Yangtze River, Hubei province, China, June 2, 2015.(Reuters)

Rescue workers search after a ship sank at the Jianli section of Yangtze River, Hubei province, China, June 2, 2015.(Reuters)

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The passenger ship carrying 458 people, many elderly Chinese tourists, sank in the Yangtze River on Monday night during a storm. (Reuters photo)

The passenger ship carrying 458 people, many elderly Chinese tourists, sank in the Yangtze River on Monday night during a storm. (Reuters photo)

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Rescue workers stand near the site where a ship sank, in the Jianli section of the Yangtze River, Hubei province, China. (Reuters photo)

Rescue workers stand near the site where a ship sank, in the Jianli section of the Yangtze River, Hubei province, China. (Reuters photo)

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Rescue workers stand on the capsized ship, center, on the Yangtze River in central China's Hubei province. (AP photo)

Rescue workers stand on the capsized ship, center, on the Yangtze River in central China's Hubei province. (AP photo)

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, center, chairs a meeting to direct search and rescue work as he takes a plane to the site. (AP photo)

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, center, chairs a meeting to direct search and rescue work as he takes a plane to the site. (AP photo)

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Chinese rescue boats are seen alongside a capsized passenger ship carrying more than 450 people which sunk in the Yangtze river (AFP photo)

Chinese rescue boats are seen alongside a capsized passenger ship carrying more than 450 people which sunk in the Yangtze river (AFP photo)

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