Who is mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk, died of injuries

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk is Monday died. The 53-year-old Pawel Adamowicz was Sunday night stabbed during a benefit concert in the city. He was in his heart, and abdomen stabbed.

Adamowicz wasn’t breathing, more self-reliant, reported one of his doctors earlier. His heart and lungs were supported by medical devices.

Around 14.45 hours made the minister of Health announced that the mayor had died. “We could not win”, said the minister Lukasz Szumowski.

The 27-year-old perpetrator of the stabbing used a knife 14.5 inches, reports the municipality of Gdansk. The man was immediately after the act held. What his motive was, is not known. Several public prosecutors are investigating the stabbing.

The perpetrator shouted that he is innocent in jail

After the man Adamowicz had stabbed, he remained standing on the podium and called out something to the spectators. According to witnesses, shouted the man that he is innocent in the prison he had been during the previous government, which was led by Adamowicz’ former party. He lives in the city of Gdansk and had a criminal record.

Dozens of people had Monday in the bloeddonatiecentrum of Gdansk reported to donate blood to Adamowicz, who is a major operation, had to undergo.

‘Europe will miss him’

The Polish prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki mentions the death of Adamowicz “tragic” for everyone. He proposed to live with the relatives of the deceased mayor. “It leads to great unhappiness and sorrow.”

The president of Poland, Andrzej Duda, has also a compassion spoken. “I pray for support for his family. This we can not accept.”

Frans Timmermans, vice-president of the European Commission, announced “broken” by the death of the mayor. “Such senseless violence. My thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones and friends”, tweeted he. “Gdansk, Poland and Europe, and will miss him.”


Man stabs mayor of Gdansk down during concert

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