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Hungary: 'Officers were the targets' – Police Chief on Budapest explosion01:25

Hungary: 'Officers were the targets' – Police Chief on Budapest explosion

Hungary, Budapest
September 25, 2016 at 23:09 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Hungarian Chief of Police Karoly Papp confirmed in Budapest on Sunday, that police officers were the specific target of the bomb detonated on Saturday evening in the Hungarian capital. Papp stated "without a doubt" the perpetrator wanted to "execute" the officers.

Papp insisted "we will find the perpetrator" and assured that "more than hundreds of my colleagues and police officers are on this case" calling the explosion an "attack on the entire Hungarian Police."

According to police the attacker detonated the improvised explosive device on the ground floor of a store on the corner of Kiraly Utca (King Street) late on Saturday. Two officers were seriously injured, one female officer sustained life-threatening injuries and remains in intensive care while another is in a stable condition.

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The Hungarian Chief of Police Karoly Papp confirmed in Budapest on Sunday, that police officers were the specific target of the bomb detonated on Saturday evening in the Hungarian capital. Papp stated "without a doubt" the perpetrator wanted to "execute" the officers.

Papp insisted "we will find the perpetrator" and assured that "more than hundreds of my colleagues and police officers are on this case" calling the explosion an "attack on the entire Hungarian Police."

According to police the attacker detonated the improvised explosive device on the ground floor of a store on the corner of Kiraly Utca (King Street) late on Saturday. Two officers were seriously injured, one female officer sustained life-threatening injuries and remains in intensive care while another is in a stable condition.

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