Breaking: Explosion in Budapest – At Least 2 People Injured …Update: It was Terrorist Attack

At least two people were injured late Saturday in an explosion in central Budapest, Hungary.

Video captured pedestrians running down the street after the explosion. reported:

A huge explosion has rocked the centre of the Hungarian capital Budapest sparking fears of a terror attack.

At least two people are believed to have been injured with a large police presence at the city’s Oktogon intersection.

Reports say the blast may have been caused by a gas leak, but this has not officially been confirmed.

Footage from the scene shows a queue of police cars rushing down the street with terrified people running in the other direction.

Cops have cordoned off a large area around a shop at the corner of Kiraly Utca (King Street) and buildings have been evacuated.

UPDATE: It was a gas blast.

UPDATE: NOT A GAS LEAK — It was terrorist attack. reported:

Police are investigating possible links to terrorism after the bomb detonated in central Budapest days before a crucial vote on the country’s migration policy.

Witnesses described seeing an attacker waiting in a doorway before throwing the explosive device packed with nails at two officers as they passed by the buidling.

Karoly Papp, Chief Inspector of the Hungarian Police, said: “It was a home-made bomb. Someone wanted to murder our officers.”

Police are searching for a man, thought to be aged 20 to 25 years old,who was wearing a white fishing hat at the time of the incident.

Officers say it is unclear if the suspect is still in Hungary or if he has fled the country.

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