Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz has died following a knife attack. The 53-Year-old was injured on Sunday evening with a public event from a knife attacker. “In spite of all our efforts, we have not been able to save him,” said the doctor, Tomasz Stefaniak.

According to information from the Warsaw Ministry of the interior of the politicians was reanimated after the attack. Then he came to the hospital and was operated on, such as Adamowiczs spokeswoman Magdalena Skorupka-Kaczmarek said.

The attack occurred during the final of a nationwide fundraiser, with the money for the equipment of children’s hospitals was collected. The attackers stormed according to media reports, the stage and attacked Adamowicz with a knife. He should repeatedly have the chance.

The attacker was overwhelmed on the stage by the security forces and then arrested by the police. The prosecution wants him to hear today. According to officials, the 27-year-old man was previously convicted. He should have come with a media accreditation in the vicinity of the stage, on the Adamowicz delivered a speech.

The 53-year-old Adamowicz was since 1998, mayor of Gdansk.

Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki, and Minister of the interior Joachim Brudzinski condemned the act. EU Council President Donald Tusk, Vice-President of the Commission Frans Timmermans and mayor of London, Sadiq Khan spoke Adamowicz your assistance.

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