Polish mayor Pawel Adamowicz ‘stabbed on stage’ during major charity event
A mayor in Poland has been stabbed while on stage at a charity event, according to media reports in the country.
Pawel Adamowicz, who is the mayor of Gdansk, was reportedly attacked in front of hundreds of onlookers during the finale of the charity event in the city.
The 53-year-old’s condition is still unclear.
According to broadcaster TVN24, authorities detained a suspect following the incident.
A tweet from interior minister Joachim Brudzinski confirmed there had been an act of “inexcusable barbarity”.