Hong Kong mourns ferry victims

Associated Press
A group of firemen and police officers investigate on a salvaged boat which sank after colliding with a ferry near Lamma Island, off the southwestern coast of Hong Kong Island Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. An official with the ferry company involved in the collision that killed 38 people said Wednesday that the vessel recently passed inspection, but he had no details about how the crash occurred.(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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People across Hong Kong dressed in black and fell silent for three minutes at midday Oct. 4 as they started three days of official mourning.