Captain of capsized Chinese vessel detained

Captain of capsized Chinese vessel detained
Rescue workers carry a boat as they launch a search for a ferry (inset) which sank in the Yangtze River.

BEIJING - The captain and chief engineer of a vessel carrying 458 people that capsized on the Yangtze River in southern China have been detained by police for questioning, the state-run Xinhua news agency said on its official microblog on Tuesday.

It gave no other details.

The ship capsized in a storm late on Monday. Only about a dozen people have been rescued so far.

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