Gdansk Mayor dies after attack at charity concert

Source : 112 Ukraine

An unknown person went on a stage where Gdansk Mayor was standing during a charity concert and stabbed him. Paweł Adamowicz had surgery, but the doctors could not save him
17:16, 14 January 2019

Paweł Adamowicz, Gdansk Mayor, who died on January 14, 2018 after an attack at charity concert
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Gdansk Mayor Paweł Adamowicz, who was previously attacked at a charity concert died in a hospital on January 14, as Polish media reported. Doctors were trying to save him for a couple of hours.

Despite surgery, Adamowicz’ condition was extremely critical.

“Injuries were rather serious, heart injury, wounded diaphragm, intra-abdominal injuries,” the doctor explained.

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According to the Polish media, hundreds of Gdansk residents came to donate blood for the injured Mayor.

As it was reported, an unknown person went on a stage where Gdansk Mayor was standing during a charity concert, stabbed him and started running. The attacker was screaming that he was imprisoned for a crime he never committed. Security detained the criminal and took him to the police station. It was a 27-year-old local resident. Doctors started reanimating the Mayor on the stage, then took him to the hospital and managed to restore heart beating.

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Paweł Adamowicz was 53 years old.

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