Bodies recovered as Danube River tour boat lifted

4 our bodies have been recovered from the sunken Danube River tour boat that was dropped at the floor in Hungary’s capital on Tuesday.

Rescue personnel might be seen early within the morning on a barge subsequent to the partially raised boat carrying stretchers, every with a physique bag on it. Divers continued to look the hull of the boat within the early levels of the lifting process.

Nineteen South Korean vacationers and a Hungarian crewman have been confirmed useless, with eight folks nonetheless listed as lacking after the Could 29 collision between the Hableany (Mermaid) and the Viking Sigyn, a a lot bigger river cruise ship in Budapest. Solely seven of the 35 folks aboard have been rescued.

Hungary’s inside minister and a South Korean official have visited the accident website at Budapest’s Margit Bridge, the place rescue crews have been utilizing an enormous floating crane to elevate the sunken tour boat.

After lifting a lot of the highest of the Hableany to the river’s floor, rescuers might be seen including one other wire strap to the again of the boat as water was being pumped out of the boat’s hull.

The barge was to be handed over to police as a part of their investigation into the nighttime collision, which occurred throughout heavy rain.

The captain of the bigger vessel, the Viking Sigyn, has been beneath arrest since June 1.

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