Politicians got hurt in the neck: a knife attack on a mayor in Belgium

the mayor of The Belgian city of Bruges, Dirk De fauw, has been injured in a knife attack at the neck. The Christian Democrat was taken to the hospital, a suspe

Politicians got hurt in the neck: a knife attack on a mayor in Belgium

the mayor of The Belgian city of Bruges, Dirk De fauw, has been injured in a knife attack at the neck. The Christian Democrat was taken to the hospital, a suspect has been arrested, reported the news Agency Belga.

in Spite of the injury on the neck of De fauw and the rescue service itself can call. His Chauffeur drove him to the hospital. According to the Prosecutor, De fauw was operated on after the attack on Saturday in the hospital, the 62-Year-old is said to be in a "stable condition".

The Prosecutor's office for attempted murder. The alleged attacker was arrested.

According to press reports, the attack occurred on Saturday morning near the office of the mayor, who also works as a lawyer. The attacker was a current or former client De fauws with mental health problems, reported the newspaper "Het Laatste Nieuws".

Updated Date: 20 June 2020, 12:21

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