A South Korean tourist boat sank in the Danube on Wednesday evening in Budapest, after colliding with another ship upside down.
Seven people died and 21 were missing. On board the boat there were 33 passengers and 2 crew members. Among the victims there would also be a six-year-old girl. According to the findings, the people on board were not provided with life jackets.
The ministry reported the rescue of a person found near the Petofi Bridge, two miles south of the Hungarian Parliament, at the height of which the accident occurred.
The sunken boat was identified as the “Hableany” (Sirena), described on the website of the tourist company as “one of the smallest members of the fleet”. It has two bridges and a capacity of 60 people, or 45 for tourist city cruises.