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WorldHungary: Death toll rises to 15 in Danube tour boat crash

15:40  06 june  2019
15:40  06 june  2019 Source:   msn.com

Three dead, 16 missing in Danube river cruise sinking: Hungarian media

Three dead, 16 missing in Danube river cruise sinking: Hungarian media Three people died and 16 were missing Wednesday after a river cruise boat capsized in Budapest and sank in the Danube, Hungarian public television said, quoting the interior ministry. 

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — One by one, the Danube River is giving up its dead . Divers and rescue crews slowly are recovering the bodies of a growing number of people killed when a sightseeing boat and a long river cruise ship collided in Hungary 's capital. Some victims have been found at the river's

Death toll of the fatal Hungarian boat crash involving South Korean tourists has increased to 8 from 7 as special divers found the body of a victim.

Hungary: Death toll rises to 15 in Danube tour boat crash © The Associated Press A boat taking part in the rescue operations is anchored under Margaret Bridge in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. A sightseeing boat carrying 33 South Korean tourists was crashed by a large river cruise ship and sank in the River Danube at a pier of Margaret Bridge on May 29, killing at least seven tourists. Seven other tourists were injured, 21 persons, including the two crew members, went missing. (Zoltan Mathe/MTI via AP)

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15, with 13 of the 33 South Koreans on board and the two Hungarian crew members still missing.

Hungary needs extended search for 21 missing in boat sinking

Hungary needs extended search for 21 missing in boat sinking Hungarian authorities have predicted an extended search for the 21 people still missing after a boat with South Korean tourists was rammed by a cruise ship and sank into the Danube River in Budapest. Seven people are confirmed dead and seven others are rescued. Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto and his South Korean counterpart, Kang Kyung-wha, visited the site of Wednesday's accident. Divers on Friday descended into Danube to try to look at the wreckage but the water was very murky.

A Hungarian police officer on Tuesday stands on the banks of the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary , where a sightseeing boat capsized last week. The Hableany ("Mermaid") tour boat carried 35 people at the time of the crash in Budapest. The bodies of seven South Koreans were found just

BUDAPEST - Divers recovered the bodies Monday of two more victims who were on a tour boat that capsized and sank in the Danube River after a collision with a river cruise ship, Hungarian officials said. The grim work brought the accident’s death toll to nine, while 19 of the 35 people who were on

Seven South Korean tourists were rescued after the May 29 collision between the Hableany (Mermaid) sightseeing boat and the Viking Sigyn river cruise ship.

A huge floating crane may be able to lift the Hableany out of the water in the coming days.

However, the Adam Clark, named after the Scottish engineer who oversaw construction of Budapest's Chain Bridge completed in 1849, was docked Thursday in north Budapest, as the Danube's high water level is not allowing it to reach the site of the wreckage, near the Hungarian Parliament building.

Budapest tourist boat lifted out of Danube, with four bodies recovered.
Four bodies have been recovered from the sightseeing tourist boat which collided with a larger vessel and sank in Budapest two weeks ago, as it was finally lifted out of the River Danube on Tuesday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The wreck will now be taken to an island in the river for further investigation by city authorities, a media officer for Hungary's Counter Terrorism Center (TEK) said.

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