Explosives experts of the Hungarian Armed Forces deactivated a 500kg second world war bomb found at a construction site in northern Budapest on Thursday, a communications officer of the Hungarian army’s bomb disposal squad told MTI.
The bomb was found during construction works at Reitter Ferenc Street on Wednesday and prompted evacuations and restrictions affecting some 10,000 people, Milán Gajdos said.
The deactivated bomb was taken to an army facility to be destroyed later, he said. Residents could return to their homes from early afternoon on Thursday, he said.
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