Friday 24 February 2017

Police officer shot dead in northwest Hungary attack

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A police officer was killed in a shooting in northwest Hungary early on Wednesday, regional news website kisalfold.hu reported, adding that the suspected assailant has been detained.

Spokesmen for police and the TEK counter-terrorism unit declined comment. Andrea Nagy, a spokeswoman for Hungarian prosecutors, could not comment immediately.

Kisalfold.hu said the assailant was also injured and was taken to hospital.

Reuters

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