Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot

Bratislava, (Slovakia). Slovakia’s popular Prime Minister Robert Fico was taken to hospital after being seriously injured in a shooting Wednesday afternoon. Slovakian TV station TA3 reported that four shots were fired outside the House of Culture in the town of Handlova, about 150 kilometers northeast of the capital. Then 59-year-old Fico was shot in the stomach. There was a meeting of supporters with Prime Minister Robert Fico. According to the news related to this incident, a suspect has been arrested. Police have sealed the scene.

Slovak TASR news agency said the deputy speaker of the parliament Lubos Blaha confirmed the incident during a session of the parliament which was adjourned until further notice.

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First Published: May 15, 2024, 19:41 IST

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