Prime Minister of Slovakia, Robert Fico, was injured in the middle of an attack

Prime Minister of Slovakia, Robert Fico, was injured in the middle of an attack

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico was rushed to a local hospital after being shot in what the country's Interior Ministry described as an assassination attempt.

Fico was attacked after calling a government meeting in the town of Handlova. The extent of his injuries was not immediately clear, according to local media reports. The alleged attacker has been appeased and detained by police, media reported.

🚨 🇸🇰 Breaking: Slovakia

The Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico has just been shot in public.

This comes only days after Fico formally & publicly rejected The WHO Global Pandemic Accord ‼️

— Concerned Citizen (@BGatesIsaPyscho) May 15, 2024

Fico was walking through a crowd when shots were fired at the prime minister in the city, northeast of the capital Bratislava, newspaper Dennik N reported. Witnesses heard four gunshots as Fico fell to the ground, after which security guards They picked him up, put him in a car and took him away, the newspaper said.

Selon les informations des médias slovaques, le premier minister Robert Fico aurait été touché par balls à plusieurs reprises. Un à l'abdomen, un à la tête. Il est dans un état grave.

Il est opposé à l'agenda de Bruxelles et à la guerre en Ukraine. Il a été accusé in 2022…

— Alexis Poulin (@Poulin2012) May 15, 2024

Outgoing president Zuzana Caputova condemned what she described as a “brutal and reckless attack” on the prime minister in a Facebook post. “I am shocked. I wish Robert Fico all the strength to recover from the attack at this critical moment”wrote.

Napadač je uhvaćen na licu mesta. Zajnovije informacije pratite Nultu Tacku na Telegramu:

— Mario ZNA (@MarioBojic) May 15, 2024

Slovakia's parliament adjourned as leaders from across the political spectrum rebuked the attack, the first of its kind in the nation's history. Fico returned to power last year as a voice of the opposition in Brussels. His pro-Russia stance has put him at odds with his partners, threatening to undermine Europe's drive to help Ukraine.