Slovakia PM taking pictures newest: Putin ally Robert Fico taken to hospital after gunman assault

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Slovakia’s populist Prime Minister Robert Fico has been shot within the abdomen and brought to hospital.

Reviews stated that Fico, 59, was injured after 4 photographs have been fired outdoors the Home of Tradition within the city of Handlova the place the chief was assembly with supporters.

A witness stated he heard a number of photographs and that he noticed a person being detained by police.

The witness stated he noticed safety officers pushing somebody right into a automotive and driving off.

The federal government workplace couldn’t instantly be reached for remark.

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President Zuzana Caputova condemns ‘brutal’ assault

Deputy speaker of parliament Lubos Blaha confirmed the incident throughout a session of Parliament and adjourned it till additional discover, the Slovak TASR information company stated. President Zuzana Caputova condemned “a brutal and ruthless” assault on the premier. “I’m shocked,” Caputova stated. “I want Robert Fico lots of power on this vital second and a fast restoration from this assault.”

Individual detained on the scene (REUTERS)

Barney Davis15 Might 2024 14:37

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Czech PM shocked by taking pictures

Czech PM, Petr Fiala, has responded on X, posting: “The information concerning the taking pictures Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico is stunning.

“I want the prime minister to get properly as quickly as attainable. We should not tolerate violence, it will need to have no place in society.”

Barney Davis15 Might 2024 14:33

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Robert Fico hit in abdomen as gunman fires off 4 photographs

Reviews on TA3, a Slovakian TV station, stated that Robert Fico, 59, was hit within the abdomen after 4 photographs have been fired outdoors the Home of Tradition within the city of Handlova, some 150 kilometers northeast of the capital, the place the chief was assembly with supporters.

A suspect has been detained, it stated. Police sealed off the scene.

Barney Davis15 Might 2024 14:28

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Robert Fico taken away from taking pictures in a automotive

A reporter for the each day newspaper Dennik N each day heard the taking pictures after which noticed rescuers carrying Robert Fico, a well known Putin ally, to a automotive.

Barney Davis15 Might 2024 14:27

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Man detained after taking pictures of Robert Fico

A suspect has been detained, with dramatic photos displaying a person handcuffed on the bottom.

Secret service have their pistols drawn and warn bystanders to face again as a gaggle of males maintain a suspect on the bottom.

The taking pictures occurred in entrance of the native Home of Tradition, the place Robert Fico got here to fulfill with supporters.

Barney Davis15 Might 2024 14:24

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BREAKING: Slovakian prime minister shot and rushed to hospital

Barney Davis15 Might 2024 14:23

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Slovak PM shot after authorities assembly

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico was injured in a taking pictures after a authorities assembly, information company TASR reported on Wednesday.

TASR cited parliament’s vice-chairman Lubos Blaha as saying Fico was shot and injured.

A Reuters witness stated he heard a number of photographs and that he noticed a person being detained by police.

The witness stated he noticed safety officers pushing somebody right into a automotive and driving off.

The federal government workplace couldn’t instantly be reached for remark.

Tom Barnes15 Might 2024 14:19

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