Polish Mayor Stabbed On Stage At Charity Event

Credit: HuffPost UK STUDIO
Published on January 14, 2019 - Duration: 01:06s

Polish Mayor Stabbed On Stage At Charity Event

Mayor of Gdansk Pawel Adamowicz is in a critical condition after being stabbed at a charity event.

The long-time mayor was standing on stage when a man rushed towards him and stabbed him with a knife.

The suspect is reported to have shouted that he spent five years in prison because of the mayor’s former political party, Civic Platform.

The man has been detained and Adamowicz is undergoing surgery.

Advertisement

Recent related videos from verified sources

Funeral held for Gdansk mayor stabbed at charity event 01:12
Credit: Reuters Studio - Published on January 19, 2019 

Thousands march alongside murdered Gdansk mayor's coffin 00:52
Credit: euronews (in English) - Published on January 19, 2019 

Polish Mayor Pawel Adamowicz Dies After Being Stabbed at a Charity Event 01:41
Credit: NowThis News - Published on January 15, 2019 

Man Rushes On Stage, Stabs Mayor Of Gdansk, Poland At Charity Event 00:23
Credit: CBS 3 Philly - Published on January 14, 2019 

You might like