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Assassination attempt on Slovakia's Prime Minister acted alone, – Matus

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May18,2024

The assassin of the Prime Minister of Slovakia acted alone, – Matus

Photo: Matus Šutai-Eštok

A “lone wolf” not associated with political groups is accused of the assassination attempt on Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico, Interior Minister Matus Šutai-Eštok said on Thursday, May 16, Reuters reports .

The left-wing populist leader was wounded in an attempt on his life after a cabinet meeting in the town of Gandlova.

Fico is in serious condition but is expected to survive, a spokesman said on Thursday hospitals.

Local TV channel TA3 reported that police detained the suspect on Wednesday. The next day he was charged with attempted murder.

Details about the suspect are not provided.

Prepared by: Sergei Daga

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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