Rescue dogs, drones and helicopters are being used by police in their continued search for the last missing victim of a boat collision that claimed 28 lives in May, police said on its website on Thursday.
Members of the operational police force and local district police near Paks and at the southern borders of Hungary are currently searching flood areas and riverbanks with the help of civilians, police.hu said.
The Danube water police are also involved in an intensive search along the river, including the riverbed, south of Budapest all the way to the border.
The search will continue as long as there is hope that the missing victim can be found, police said.
On May 29, the Viking Sigyn cruise ship collided with a sightseeing boat named Hableany that had 33 South Korean tourists on board and a crew of two Hungarians. Seven tourists were rescued from the water after the collision and the rest died.
As we wrote a week ago, a Budapest court has ordered the Ukrainian captain of the cruise ship which collided with a sightseeing boat in central Budapest in May to be remanded back into custody, read more HERE.
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