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BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Several people were killed in an explosion at a military firing range in eastern Hungary on Friday that state media described as an accident.

Public M1 television reported on its website that three or four people, possibly all members of a bomb disposal squad, were believed to have been killed.

Government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs could not comment immediately. A spokesman for the Defence Ministry was not immediately available for comment.

(Reporting by Gergely Szakacs)

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