Month-long arrest of captain linked to Danube tourist boat sinking ordered



A Hungarian court has ordered the arrest of the captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board, although it left open the possibility of granting him bail. Flood waters have prevented attempts to reach the submerged boat on Saturday, three days after it sank in the Hungarian capital with 28 people feared dead, nearly all of them from South Korea. The Ukrainian captain of the cruise ship, who denies having broken any rules or committing a criminal offence, was taken into custody by...

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