Slovakia’s Robert Fico shot, fighting for life in hospital

The incident has sent shockwaves across the country, leaving citizens and leaders alike in a state of disbelief and concern. 

As the investigation unfolds, questions arise about the motive behind the attack and the security measures in place for public figures. 

The tranquility of a quiet evening was shattered as gunshots rang out in a residential neighborhood of Bratislava. 

Witnesses report hearing multiple shots and seeing Mr. Fico lying on the ground, surrounded by a pool of blood, before emergency services rushed to the scene. 


The gravity of the situation became apparent as news of the shooting spread rapidly throughout the country, sparking an outpouring of support and prayers for Mr. Fico’s recovery. 

Robert Fico, a prominent figure in Slovakian politics, served as Prime Minister for three terms between 2006 and 2018. 

Known for his strong leadership and populist policies, Fico’s tenure was marked by both praise and controversy. 

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