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Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 10:54

Li pays respects to those killed in ship accident

By chinadaily.com.cn

Premier Li Keqiang Wednesday paid tribute to those killed in the worst recorded ship disaster on the Yangtze River.

Li came to the rescue site Wednesday morning in heavy rain and bowed to the bodies of the deceased.

The search-and-rescue operation entered its second day Wednesday. At around 9:00 am, Premier Li Keqiang again came to the site on a vessel and supervised the operation, thepaper.cn reported. His vessel left after about 10 minutes. At 9:18 am, the body of a middle-aged woman was pulled from water.

Li pays respects to those killed in ship accident
Premier Li Keqiang (center ) bows before bodies of those who died in the worst recorded ship disaster on the Yangtze River. ( Provided to chinadaily.com.cn)
Li pays respects to those killed in ship accident

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