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WW2 Explosives Found in Downtown Budapest

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.07.24.

Two bombs dating from the Second World War were found in downtown Budapest, a Hungarian Army bomb disposal unit communications officer told MTI on Wednesday.

The unit has so far found a Soviet and a German explosive device near the Ferris wheel on Erzsébet Square in the city centre, Milán Gajdos said. Pedestrian traffic is restricted in a fifty-meter radius around the area popular with tourists, he said.

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featured photo: Erzsébet square (Zsolt Szigetváry/MTI)