Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz has been injured during the finals of a nationwide fundraiser on Sunday evening by a knife attacker. His condition was serious, said Poland's Minister of the interior Joachim Brudzinski to the channel TVN24, and condemned the attack as an "act of barbarism". Adamowicz had been reanimated after the attack. According to the Gdansk police, the mayor came then to the hospital. There, he was going to have surgery, reported Polish media. He was medically cared for well, said one of the Doctors of the University hospital, the TV station TVN24. For more information on his state of health it was first. For Monday, the hospital announced in a press conference.
The attack occurred in front of the eyes of hundreds of people. The attacker was overpowered by security guards quickly, and then arrested by the police. According to the police, is a 27-year-old gdańsk.
A Video of the attack showed how the man stormed up to the Podium, and a microphone to crack. Then he called, he had been brought in by the previous government of Civil platform (PO) innocent to prison. "That is why Adamowicz dies!" The PO had supported Adamowicz in the last municipal election in the fall. The 53-Year-old since 1998, mayor of Gdansk.
Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, called on the Polish Twitter channel to pray for Adamowicz. "We are with you, Pavel," he wrote.daily mirror tomorrow location for Free order
(with AFP, DPA)