Slovak PM Fico’s condition ‘extraordinarily severe’ after shooting assault, says defence minister


Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico is in “extremely serious” condition following a shooting assault on Wednesday, in keeping with Slovak Defence Minister Robert Kalinak

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico is in “extremely serious” condition following a shooting assault on Wednesday, in keeping with Slovak Defence Minister Robert Kalinak, as reported by Al Jazeera, citing the TASR state-run information company.

The critically wounded prime minister remains to be present process surgical procedure within the city of Banska Bystrica. Slovak Interior Minister, Matus Sutaj Estok additionally stated that Robert Fico’s condition stays important, in keeping with medical doctors.

“We received information from the operating doctors that the prime minister is in a critical condition and his life is in danger and he is still in the operating theatre,” Estok informed reporters on the hospital the place Fico is being handled.

He knowledgeable the gunman fired 5 pictures at Fico, including that the assault was “politically motivated.”

Robert Fico, who’s a four-time Prime Minister of Slovakia, was wounded in a shooting incident on Wednesday (native time) in Handlova, reported the native newspaper, The Slovak Spectator. He was hospitalized following the assault and is present process therapy.

Several pictures had been fired on the scene when the PM got here out to fulfill the individuals.

The alleged shooter was arrested on-site and the world was evacuated.

According to witnesses, pictures had been heard when the PM got here out to fulfill the individuals who welcomed him. Fico was then seen on the bottom with blood stains.

The incident befell after a authorities assembly in Handlova, following which the PM was hospitalized.

Several leaders internationally have condemned the shooting incident on PM Fico and wished him a speedy restoration.

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak stated that he was “shocked” to listen to in regards to the incident.

In a publish on social media platform X, Sunak wrote, “Shocked to hear this awful news. All our thoughts are with Prime Minister Fico and his family.”

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy condemned the act of violence in opposition to Slovakia’s head of state.

“The attack on Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico is appalling. We strongly condemn this act of violence against our neighbouring partner state’s head of government,” Zelenskyy wrote on X.

Romanian President, Klaus Lohannis, too condemned the assault on the Slovak PM, and wished him a “full and speedy recovery.”

“Appalled to learn about the shooting of Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico. I wish him a full and speedy recovery. I strongly condemn such extremist acts, which threaten our core European values,” Lohannis stated in a publish on X.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban wished for Fico’s fast restoration. “I was deeply shocked by the heinous attack against my friend, Prime Minister Robert Fico. We pray for his health and quick recovery! God bless him and his country.”

Serbian Prime Minister Milos Vucevic additionally condemned the assassination try. “Shots fired at Robert are shots at freedom and democracy … There can be no room for violence in politics.”

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA workers and is revealed from ANI)

Nilesh Desai
Nilesh Desai
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