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Jul 24, 2019

Two Second World War bombs found in downtown Budapest

A Hungarian Army bomb disposal unit have so far found a Soviet and a German explosive device near the Ferris wheel on Erzsébet Square in the city center. A search of the area is also underway.

Two Second World War bombs have been found in downtown Budapest.

A Hungarian Army bomb disposal unit is on-site and is working to secure the area and ensure it’s safe for the public.

According to MTI, the unit has so far found a Soviet and a German explosive device near the Ferris wheel on Erzsébet Square in the city center. A search of the area is also underway.

Pedestrian traffic is restricted in a fifty-meter radius around the area popular with tourists and will be opened once it is deemed safe.

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