Two people, including a police officer, were killed and several others injured in an explosion during a police operation in the Hungarian city of Esztergom, Report informs via foreign media in Wednesday. Police and spokesmen for the Hungarian prosecution service declined immediate comment.

Hungarian online media reported that the blast went off in a house on the outskirts of the city near the Slovak border as police responded to a threat. Local media said the explosion also killed the perpetrator, who was yet to be identified.

In a Facebook post, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban expressed condolences to a police officer killed on duty without specifically referring to the incident reported in local media.