Hundreds missing as China ship sinks

A 65-year-old woman was among those rescued from the hull of the ship
A 65-year-old woman was among those rescued from the hull of the ship

Five people have died and hundreds are missing after a cruise ship carrying 458 people capsized on the Yangtze River in China's Hubei province.

 

The ship is floating upside down in a wide stretch of river - state media said rescuers tapping the hull had heard calls for help from inside.

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