Chinese authorities announced the final number of victims of the disaster "Eastern Star"

Chinese authorities announced the final death toll in the worst over the last six decades accident on the water in this country. According to these data, 442 of the 454 man died when a cruise ship « Eastern Star » spread to the Yangtze River during a storm1 June. It is reported. The report also without explanation reduced number of rescued – from 14 to 12. Most of the victims are elderly tourists. Officials called the storm caused the tragedy. However, captain and chief engineer, who managed to escape, arrested ongoing investigation. Relatives of the victims concerned pitReference why the vessel was issued a permit to continue the flight after receiving warning of a significant deterioration in weather conditions.