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Ship sinks in China's Yangtze River

Updated 8:27 AM ET, Wed June 10, 2015
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Police carry a body to the shore of the Yangtze River in Nanjing, China, on Tuesday, June 9. The Eastern Star cruise ship sank late Monday, June 1, in stormy weather, with more than 450 passengers and crew on board. ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images
Workers clear debris from inside the ship on the Yangtze River on Monday, June 8. Cheng Min/XINHUA/LANDOV
A worker clears a hallway of the ship on June 8. Cheng Min/XINHUA/LANDOV
Workers remove debris from the Eastern Star ship on the Yangtze River in China's Hubei province on Sunday, June 7. The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images
Paramilitary police in white overalls wait to recover bodies from the ship after it was righted and lifted by cranes from the Yangtze River in Jianli, China, on Friday, June 5. Chinatopix Via AP
Rescue workers look at the sunken ship as it is lifted by cranes. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images
Rescue personnel rest next to empty stretchers on the riverbank on June 5. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images
Rescue personnel carry the bodies of victims away from the banks of the Yangtze River in Jianli County, China, on Wednesday, June 3. STR/AFP/Getty Images
Rescue workers attempt to cut into the hull of the overturned ship on June 3. Xiao Yijiu/Xinhua via AP
Relatives of passengers await news in Jingzhou, China, on June 3. ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images
Two women comfort each other on Tuesday, June 2, at a Nanjing, China, hotel, where relatives of passengers trapped in the capsized cruise ship gathered. Chinatopix/Associated Press
Rescuers search for survivors from the capsized ship in the Yangtze River in Jingzhou on June 2. ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images
Rescuers work at the site of the overturned passenger ship on China's Yangtze River on June 2. Xiao Yijiu/XINHUA/LANDOV
A survivor is carried onto the riverbank after being rescued on June 2. STR/AFP/Getty Images
A man watches rescue efforts on June 2. Chinatopix Via AP
Rescuers search for survivors on June 2. ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images
In this still frame from CCTV video, a rescue worker listens for voices from inside as he taps the hull of the capsized vessel. CCTV
Rescue workers carry a survivor from the hull of the ship on June 2. Chinatopix Via AP
Relatives of passengers wait for information at a hotel in Nanjing, China, on June 2. STR/AFP/Getty Images
The body of a victim is brought onto the shore on June 2. Bai Yu/XINHUA/LANDOV
Rescue workers arrive near the capsized ship on June 2. Chinatopix Via AP
Relatives of passengers wait in Nanjing on June 2. STR/AFP/Getty Images
Rescue workers prepare a boat for the search on June 2. Chen Zhuo/Yangzi River Daily/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks aboard a plane en route to the ship on June 2. Ding Lin/Xinhua via AP