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Slovakia’s Populist Prime Minister Robert Fico Has Been Shot

Slovakia’s Populist Prime Minister Robert Fico Has Been Shot

Slovakia’s populist prime minister Robert Fico has been shot, according to breaking news reports, after which he was rushed to the hospital and appears to be alive according ot early reports.

According to emerging details in The Associated Press, Fico “was injured in a shooting and taken to hospital. The incident took place in the town of Handlova, some 150 kilometers northeast of the capital, according to the news television station TA3.”

Local authorities say that a suspect is in custody. The shooting happened in front of the House of Culture where a government meeting was taking place.

One eyewitness “saw the prime minister being lifted from the ground by security guards and loaded into a car and driven away.”

Several people were greeting Fico and the moment the shots rang out, after which the prime minister fell to the ground. The would-be assassin was then taken by police. No details have been released as to the extent of his injuries.

He has been outspoken against deepening Western involvement in the Ukraine war, for which he’s made many enemies and critics among Western allies.

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Wed, 05/15/2024 – 09:21

Source: ZeroHedge


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