Seven South Koreans dead in Hungary boat capsize — Seoul
SEOUL, South Korea – Seven South Korean tourists were killed and 19 are missing after a pleasure boat capsized on the Danube in the Hungarian capital, the foreign ministry said Thursday.
A total of 33 South Koreans were onboard and seven have been rescued, with a rescue operation underway for the missing 19, it said, adding the boat capsized after a collusion Wednesday with a cruise ship, without elaborating further.
Hungarian media, however, reported only three dead with 15 rescued and 16 missing.
South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in had instructed officials to “deploy all available resources” for the rescue, the presidential office said. /cbb
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