"Pawel Adamowicz mayor of the Polish port city of Gdansk for over 20 years."
"Now he has died then he is knifed by a former bank robber who wanted to exact revenge."
"the Staff at the Gdańsk university hospital fought in vain to save Pawel Adamowiczs life, he was brought to the hospital on Sunday after a knivattack at a charity event."
"On Monday came the news that the mayor had died."
"in Spite of all our efforts we could not save him," says the hospital's director Tomasz Stefaniak to the Polish media."
"the Tv footage from the attack shows how a man who cried"
"According to the Polish authorities, the arrested person the man is a 27-year-old recently served a five-year prison sentence for having robbed several banks in Gdansk. Prosecutor Krzysztof Sierak, says that the man's mental health should now be investigated to ascertain whether he can be held responsible for their actions."
"The 53-year-old Pawel Adamowicz was seen as a liberal on the political spectrum. He took over as mayor of Gdansk in 1998 and has managed to retain his post for over 20 years."