Hungary PM Orban seeks thorough probe into fatal boat accident

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  • Friday, 31 May 2019

Divers arrive at a rescue vessel near the site of a boat accident, which killed several people, on the Danube river in Budapest, Hungary, May 31, 2019. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday he had asked for a thorough investigation into a boat accident on the Danube River in central Budapest that killed at least seven South Korean tourists this week.

"One is shaken by this ... an accident happened where passengers had almost no chance for survival," Orban told state radio, offering condolences to relatives of the victims.

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