A man throws a flower into River Danube from a ship during an ecumenical commemoration marking the second anniversary of a fatal boat accident on the River Danube, in Budapest

Budapest: Captain sentenced to 5 years in prison for role in 2019 boat crash that killed 27 people

A Ukrainian captain of a cruise liner was sentenced to five 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.

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