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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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Police Arrest Cruise Ship Captain After Deadly Collision in Hungary

PortandTerminal.com, June 2, 2019 A Hungarian court on Saturday ordered the arrest of the captain of a passenger ship that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board. The Hungarian Parliament building is a highlight of tourists visits to the capital city of Budapest For the South Korean tourists aboard the Mermaid, …

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Korean ferry deaths in Hungary touch raw nerve in South Korea, 5 years after Sewol tragedy that killed 304 teens

PortandTerminal.com, June 1, 2019 The sinking last week of a tourist ferry carrying South Korean tourists in Hungary has touched a raw nerve in South Korea. Many are still deeply traumatized by a 2014 ferry sinking that killed 304 people, most of whom were young high school students and friends on a field trip together. April 16, 2014 Five years …

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