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By Zhao Huanxin and Zhao Yinan in Jianli, Hubei, and Wang Xiaodong in Beijing | China Daily | Updated: 2015-06-04 07:55

Only 14 of 456 people on board found alive by Wednesday night

No more survivors of the capsizing of a cruise ship on the Yangtze River were found on Wednesday despite an intense search involving more than 2,000 rescuers and over 100 vessels.

Only 14 of the 456 people on board the Eastern Star when it overturned during a storm on Monday have been found alive, according to authorities in Jianli county, Hubei province, where the accident occurred.

Rescue workers cut open ship's hull

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