Boats Crash in Budapest – level 3

04-06-2019 07:00

At least seven people died after a sightseeing boat capsized and sank on the Danube River in Budapest last Wednesday. People say that those they found dead were not wearing life jackets.

Thirty-five people were on board the boat when it crashed into another vessel during a rainstorm. Several people were saved but as of Thursday afternoon, 21 passengers were still missing.

Apart from two Hungarian crew members, all of the passengers were South Korean tourists. South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said that the country was sending its own rescue workers to help search for survivors.

Difficult words: capsize (overturn), vessel (a boat).

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