A video was released on social networks that shows images of the moment when the Prime Minister of Slovakia, Robert Fico, He falls to the ground after being shot five times in an attack in the city of Handlová. The attacker would be a 71-year-old man named Juraj Cingula.

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In the clip you can see the coldness with which the attacker acts and although the prime minister’s security team tries to intervene to take the firearm from the man, He had already shot Fico.

Will Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico survive the attack?

Slovakia’s Deputy Prime Minister Tomas Taraba said he is confident that The Prime Minister of his country, Robert Fico, “will survive” the attack he suffered this Wednesday, May 15, 2024, in an armed attack.

In statements to the British BBC, Taraba stated that Fico is no longer in a life-threatening condition.

“I was very shocked… fortunately, as far as I know, the operation went well, and I suppose he will survive in the end. “He is not in a life-threatening situation at this time,” Taraba said.

“He was seriously injured: One bullet hit him in the stomach and the second in the joint. He was immediately taken to the hospital and then to the operation,” the deputy prime minister added.

Slovak Defense Minister Robert Kaliniak had said before Tabara’s statements that Fico’s health condition was “extremely serious.”

Kaliniak assured that the surgical intervention was “very complicated” adding: “We all pray that the prime minister’s good constitution and modern medicine do their job.”

Fico suffered “multiple trauma” after being shot five times and continues to “fight for his life,” added the Defense Minister.

“There is no doubt that it was an attack with political background,” added Kaliniak, who places the attack in the context of “an inability to accept the will of society.”

The perpetrator of the shooting against the Prime Minister of Slovakia is a 71-year-old man who was arrested by the Police at the scene of the attack, according to Slovak media.

The suspect, who was identified and comes from the town of Levice, in the southeast of the country, He wounded Fico in the sternum and extremities.

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Source: https://www.noticiascaracol.com/mundo/video-del-momento-en-que-primer-ministro-de-eslovaquia-robert-fico-fue-atacado-a-tiros-cb20

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