Captain of cruise ship involved in Danube incident questioned by police

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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.

Via DW

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