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The families of hundreds of missing people trapped aboard a capsized ship on China's Yangtze River held a solemn nighttime march to the site of the accident on Wednesday, demanding answers. Chinese authorities continued rescue efforts to recover more than 410 people believed to be still be trapped inside the hull of the large Eastern Star cruise ship that capsized on Monday. But local authorities have remained tight-lipped in the wake of what may become China's deadliest maritime disaster in seven decades. The large boat is still floating in the river with a portion of the hull sticking out of the water. According to state-run news outlet CCTV, rescuers have listened for noises from rescuers on the hull of the ship. Three survivors were pulled out of the ship on Tuesday.

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