Efforts to raise sunken Danube tour boat starting in Hungary

Hungarian and South Korean rescuers are starting efforts to raise a sunken tour boat out of the Danube River after a deadly collision.

An enormous floating crane, barges and rescue personnel may very well be seen early Tuesday at Budapest’s Margit Bridge, the place a sightseeing boat sank Might 29 after colliding with a a lot bigger river cruise ship.

Nineteen South Koreans and a Hungarian crewman have been confirmed useless, with eight folks lacking. Seven folks have been rescued after the nighttime collision amid heavy rain.

Rescue officers stated Sunday that preparations for the raise, together with divers putting in 4 wire harnesses below the Hableany (Mermaid), have been almost full, with some technical and safety particulars pending.

The captain of the opposite ship in the collision, the Viking Sigyn, has been below arrest since June 1.

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