For the first time since the sunken Hableany was lifted out of the Danube River, an additional body has been recovered.
Police retrieved the body on Wednesday evening, local time.
Presumed to be of an Asian person, the body was discovered some 110 kilometers south of the accident site near the Bolcske area.
The identity of the victim is yet to be confirmed, but if the body turns out to be one of the missing passengers, the death toll will rise to 25 with three still missing.
Meanwhile, the hunt for the missing continues.
On Wednesday, a government rescue team from South Korea was expected to conduct search operations inside the boat, but they were stopped by Hungarian authorities due to unfinished legal procedures regarding the preservation of the boat.
The Korean team was later granted permission to search inside from Thursday morning, local time.
The Hungarian police began their search inside the vessel on Wednesday but they have just announced that they were not able to find any additional bodies inside the wreck.
In the meantime, the two sides are continuing their search along the Danube.
"The highest probability is that the bodies fell out of the ship during the crash, so if the bodies are not inside the ship then they must be in the water somewhere.
On the whole territory of the river the Hungarian police is doing a huge job, everyone is out on the water searching. The Minister of Interior yesterday doubled these forces and so the chance to find these bodies has grown."
Meanwhile, a Hungarian court has turned down a prosecutor's appeal against its decision to release on bail the Ukrainian captain of the cruise ship that slammed into the side of the tour boat, causing it to sink.
The captain, who has only been identified as 64-year-old Yuriy C, was arrested earlier this month, but the court decided to release him on the condition on bail of 53-thousand U.S. dollars.
The court ordered him to undergo police questioning twice a week and to wear an electronic tracking device so he cannot leave Budapest's city boundaries.
Kim Mok-yeon, Arirang News.