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Staff members of utility company Hong Kong Electric pay tribute to victims who were killed in a ferry collision in Hong Kong Thursday Oct. 4, 2012. All 38 people killed had been on the Lamma IV, owned by the company, which was taking about 120 of its workers and their families to watch fireworks in celebration of China's National Day and mid-autumn festival. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Staff members of utility company Hong Kong Electric pay tribute to victims who were killed in a ferry collision in Hong Kong Thursday Oct. 4, 2012. All 38 people killed had been on the Lamma IV, owned by the company, which was taking about 120 of its workers and their families to watch fireworks in celebration of China's National Day and mid-autumn festival. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Hong Kong mourns ferry victims

October 4, 2012

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.