The captain of a large cruise ship involved in the incident has been taken into custody after a collision with a sightseeing boat. Dozens are feared dead after one of Hungary’s worst river accidents.
A small sightseeing boat collided with a larger river cruise ship on the Danube in Budapest on Wednesday, capsizing the smaller vessel.
The Hungarian captain and a crew-member of the Mermaid are still missing.
At the time of the collision, most of the passengers were inside, sheltering from heavy rain.