A massive explosion struck the central area of the Hungarian capital of Budapest late Saturday night. Social media video shows a heavy police presence at the Oktogon intersection while eyewitnesses are reporting that several casualties occurred as a result of the blast.
At least two people injured in the blast were taken to a hospital according to Hungarian Blikk daily newspaper reports citing local emergency services.
The two injured people reported by the outlet are believed to be police officers.
Jkv (@climbingjonny) September 24, 2016
There is no word yet whether the explosion in Budapest was a terror attack that was thwarted, if the police officers injured in the blast were the target of an attack or whether the cops were injured by sheer incidence from a spontaneous explosion.
Mikhail D. (@Eire_QC) September 24, 2016