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Gdansk mayor stabbed at charity event

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk Pawel Adamowicz was in critical condition after he was stabbed during a charity event, media reported.

The mayor was attacked while on stage during an event that raised money for medical equipment. The attacker reportedly yelled from the stage that he was wrongfully arrested and tortured by the Civic Platform party whose former member was now-independent Adamowicz.

Adamowicz was stabbed near the heart and abdomen and sent to an emergency operation. Doctors say his condition is critical. The attacker was arrested.

Breaking the News / KP