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China has assembled a 60-member team to investigate the country’s worst boat disaster in over six decades that was survived by only 14 people, the Associated Press (AP) reported Wednesday. The Eastern Star cruise ship capsized in the Yangtze River in central China on June 1, leaving 442 people dead or missing.

President Xi Jinping has demanded a probe into the accident, which is being counted among China’s worst maritime disasters. The 60-strong special investigative team has been conducting interviews with surviving crew members, witnesses, and those who designed and modified the ship, state broadcaster CCTV reported Wednesday, according to AP.

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