Slovakian PM was ‘millimetres from death’ government reveal

by 24britishtvMay 16, 2024, 4 p.m. 20
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Slovakia’s prime minister Robert Fico “escaped death by just a hair” after being shot several times, the country’s future president said after the alleged gunman was charged with attempted murder. The shooting was the first major assassination attempt on a European political leader for more than 20 years, and has drawn international condemnation. Political analysts and politicians say it has exposed an increasingly febrile and polarised political climate in Slovakia and across Europe. A 71-year-old suspect, named locally as Juraj Cintula, was arrested at the scene and has been charged with premeditated attempted murder. Read more on this story: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/robert-fico-slovakian-pm-serious-condition-assassination-attempt-lxt2m7g0s Read the best of our journalism: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/ Subscribe to The Times and The Sunday Times YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=timesonlinevideo Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/timesandsundaytimes/ Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thetimes Find us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thetimes/

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