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Asia Pacific Boat with more than 450 people sinks in China's Yangtze

Eight people have reportedly been rescued from the ship that sank overnight in the Yangtze River. More than 450 people were on board.

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A small cruise ship carrying more than 450 people, many of them elderly, sank overnight in the Yangtze River during a storm in southern China, and eight people have been rescued, the state broadcaster CCTV reported Tuesday.