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Slovak Prime Minister Fico was shot by a 71-year-old owner of a short-barreled shotgun

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May15,2024

Slovak Prime Minister Fico was shot by a 71-year-old owner of a short-barreled gun

Slovak media reported that Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico was shot by a 71-year-old man from the city of Levice in the west of the country.

Such data was published by the Slovak private TV channel Joj and the Dennik N portal, European Pravda reports.< /p>

According to media reports, the shooter, born in 1953, shot from a “short-barreled gun, which he had legally.”

Officially, law enforcement agencies in Slovakia have not yet revealed the identity of the shooter, who, as it is known that they have already been detained.

As reported, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico was shot after a government retreat on May 15, he was taken to the hospital.

According to witnesses who were at scene, the prime minister approached the people who were greeting him, and that’s when several shots were fired. After this, the head of government fell to the ground.

Official account of the Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico  claims that the head of government is in "life-threatening" condition.

Prepared by: Nina Petrovich

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 natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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