Slovak PM Robert Fico shot and injured

The government office could not immediately be reached for comment

By Reuters

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Published: Wed 15 May 2024, 5:31 PM

Last updated: Wed 15 May 2024, 5:49 PM

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico was injured in a shooting after a government meeting, news agency TASR reported on Wednesday.

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

A Reuters witness said he heard several shots and that he saw a man being detained by police.

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The Reuters witness said he saw security officials pushing someone into a car and driving off.

The Slovak President has condemned the 'brutal' attack and wished Fico recovery.


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