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Ship Collision: Bodies of Two Victims Found and Identified

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.06.06.

The bodies of two women found in the Danube on Wednesday, one near Margaret bridge and another downstream from Budapest, have been identified, the police told MTI late on Wednesday.

The women, both South Korean nationals, were victims of the ship collision of May 29 when the Hableány, a sight-seeing boat carrying 33 South Korean nationals and two Hungarian crew, capsized and sank on the Danube near the Parliament building in Budapest.

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Seven were saved, 15 are now confirmed dead, while 11 passengers and the two crew are still being searched for, the police said.

Featured photo by Zoltán Máthé/MTI