Martin Patience at river bank
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China ship sinking: At heart of rescue operation

Five people have died and hundreds are missing after a cruise ship carrying 456 people capsized on the Yangtze River in China's Hubei province.

Officials say at least 15 people survived, with some found alive inside the submerged hull of the Eastern Star.

BBC China correspondent Martin Patience reports from the riverbank in Jianli county, close to where the cruise ship sank.

  • 02 Jun 2015
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