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24th June, 2019

Body of another Hableány victim found

The body of another victim of the May 29 Danube ship accident was found in Csepel on Sunday morning, the website 168 Óra reports, citing a reliable source.

The discovery raises the number of known victims of the disaster to 26. Seven of the 35 people on board the Hableány survived, while two remain unaccounted for.

Budapest Water Police, in co-operation with the Emergency Police, Disaster Control and Korean divers, are continuing the search on the entire 215km section of the Danube south of Budapest.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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