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Premier mourns for Yangtze victims as rain falls

Updated: Jun 3,2015 10:25 AM

Premier Li Keqiang returned on June 3 to the scene of search and rescue operations following the capsizing of the river cruise ship Eastern Star which was hit by a cyclone on June 1 in the Hubei section of the Yangtze River at around 9:30 p.m.

Amid heavy rain, the Premier and those accompanying him bowed three times in memory of the victims and offered silent tributes.