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Policeman reported shot dead in NW Hungary

Policeman reported shot dead in NW Hungary

Budapest, October 26 (MTI) – A policeman has been reported as having been shot dead in north-west Hungary on Wednesday, according to local media.

A medic at a hospital in the city of Győr told MTI that the suspect in the case, a 74-year-old man, was being treated at the hospital.

MTI’s correspondent at the scene, in the village of Bőny, saw several dozen police officers and counter-terrorism (TEK) personnel surrounding a house.

MTI contacted the county police headquarters and the TEK but both declined to comment.

Lövöldözés volt Bõnyben

According to press reports, the male suspect is the founder of a far-right organisation. It is reported that he received a suspended prison sentence in the 1990s for spreading Nazi-type propaganda.

Police had sought to carry out a search of his property because it was suspected that he had kept illegal firearms, according to reports.

Photo: MTI

Source: MTI

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