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Slovakian Prime Minister in Critical Condition after Assassination Attempt

Posted on AllSides May 15th, 2024
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Slovakian prime minister Robert Fico is in critical condition after he was shot multiple times in an attempted assassination on Wednesday, according to a statement on his official Facebook page.

“He has been shot multiple times and is currently in life threatening condition,” Fico’s account stated . “The next few hours will decide.”

The assassination attempt occurred after a meeting and subsequent press conference in the town of Handlova while Fico greeted supporters. Slovakian president Zuzana Caputova wrote in a post on X that she was “utterly shocked by today’s brutal attack,” which she...

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