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Captain expected to face charges over Danube cruise disaster

October 15, 2019 by Reuters BUDAPEST, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Hungarian prosecutors are expected to charge the captain of a cruise ship that struck and sank a small tourist vessel on the River Danube, killing 28 mostly Korean tourists, after police finished their investigation, officials said on Tuesday. The tourist boat Mermaid, with 35 people on board, sank in seconds in May …

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Death toll hits 9 in Budapest tour boat crash, as divers recover more bodies

PortandTerminal.com, June 3, 2019 The death toll in last week’s tour boat crash on Budapest’s Danube River has risen to nine after divers on Monday pulled two more bodies from the waterway where the vessel sank, Hungarian officials said. The agency leading the salvage operations said Hungarian divers found the eighth body in the water Monday morning during an inspection of the …

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