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3rd October, 2017

Buildings evacuated due to bomb

Hundreds of people had to temporarily leave their homes yesterday because of a World War II bomb found in Budapest’s First District.

The device was discovered about 1.5 metres below the surface of the courtyard of a parish office on Krisztina tér.

Residents had to evacuate about 30 residential buildings, as well as schools and a nursing home.

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