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Captain of Second Boat Detained over Budapest River Accident

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Thu, 30 May 2019 20:18 GMT

Hungarian police said Thursday May 30th they had detained the captain of a vessel that collided with another sightseeing boat on a busy stretch of the Danube river, resulting in the deaths of at least seven South Korean tourists.

"The Ukrainian captain of the cruise ship was questioned as a suspect by the investigators," police said in a statement, according to AFP.

"After being questioned, 64-year-old Yuriy C., a resident of Odessa, was detained and a request for his arrest has been made," the statement added.

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