A batch of photos showing the insides of the sunken Eastern Star cruise ship was released today.
The images, published by China Youth Daily, show the ship after a final clean-up of its interior, which was carried out in the military district of Hubei. Damaged ceilings, corridors and exposed wires can be seen, as well as some personal belongings and passenger luggage.
A board bearing the ship’s name remains on the wall, while one of its clocks is still stuck at 9:30.
A one-way train ticket from north of Chongqing to Shanghai, dated June 8, was found during the clean-up.
Insides of the ship.
Cupboards and cabinets were left rusted after days in the water.
Personal belongings and bags of passengers were laid out for identification.
More personal belongings of the passengers are found.
A sign showing the distribution area for children’s lifejackets.
By Crystal Lau