Mayor dies after stab at­tack

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WAR­SAW: The mayor of a Pol­ish city has died in hos­pi­tal after he was stabbed while on stage dur­ing a char­ity event.

Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamow­icz was at­tacked with a sharp tool dur­ing a fundrais­ing event or­gan­ised by a Pol­ish char­ity. In­te­rior Min­is­ter Joachim Brudzin­ski called the stab­bing “an act of in­ex­pli­ca­ble bar­bar­ity”. A sus­pect was ar­rested, Mr Brudzin­ski said.

Pol­ish broad­caster TVN re­ported the man shouted from the stage that he was im­pris­oned un­der the gov­ern­ment of Civic Plat­form, a party to which the mayor for­merly be­longed, de­spite be­ing in­no­cent.

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