Salem Radio Network News Tuesday, November 28, 2023


Ukrainian captain sentenced to 5 1/2 years over deadly Budapest boat accident

(Corrects length of prison sentence to five and a half years from five years in headline and first paragraph)

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – A Ukrainian captain of a cruise liner was sentenced to five and a half years in prison in Hungary on Tuesday for his role in a 2019 accident when his boat hit and sank a smaller boat on the River Danube, killing 25 South Korean tourists and two crew.

(This story has been corrected to fix the length of the prison sentence to five and a half years, not five years, in the headline and paragraph 1)

(Reporting by Boldizsar Gyori and Krisztina Than; Editing by Andrew Heavens)


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