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Bombing Budapest was aimed at police

Bombing Budapest was aimed at police

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The two explosions that the Hungarian capital Boedabest Saturday night opschrikten, were aimed at the police. In the bombings were two patrol officers seriously wounded.

Initially refused police, emergency services and government each comment, but on Sunday told police commander Karoly Papp that the targeted action was. It is still unclear behind this attack.

“On the basis of the evidence we have now, the conclusion that these police officers were victims of an attack. The whole Hungarian police was the target, she wanted my people to execute,” said Papp. The explosion was just after half eleven place on the Oktogonplein, a popular entertainment district in the city centre, not far from the Danube. According to media reports exploded a bomb on the street for a house.

In Hungary, after the attacks in Paris and Brussels often speculated about terrorist attacks in their own country. Prime minister Viktor Orban has been an outspoken opponent of the admission of a large stream of refugees, especially when the European Union determines how many immigrants each country should take.

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