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Hungary bans shipping on Danube as river freezes over

Budapest - The ban is effective from 1500 GMT, Gabriella Siklos said, in a reply to Reuters questions.

Budapest - Hungary has banned ships from the Danube as the river is freezing over and floating ice poses a risk, a spokeswoman for the General Directorate of Water Management said on Tuesday. The ban is effective from 1500 GMT, Gabriella Siklos said, in a reply to Reuters questions.

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