In a shipwreck of a boat with tourists on the Danube Wednesday night in Budapest there are seven deaths, reports the Hungarian public call. Nineteen people are still missing.
According to the Hungarian television channel M1 are already fourteen people out of the water, of whom seven people died. Seven other passengers are healthy found. The search for survivors continues, but is hampered by the heavy rain in the Hungarian capital.
On board of the ‘Hableany’ (Mermaid) were 35 people, including two crew members. The passengers would South Korean tourists have been.
The boat was near the parliament in Budapest, when an other tourist boat there is around 21 hours against the collision would be. The Hableany sank.
According to Gábor Csató, CEO of the Hungarian ambulance services, the flow in the Danube is so strong that some of the missing miles have been recovered. The water, according to a rescue diver is less than 10 to 12 degrees. Survivors are being treated in hospital for hypothermia.