Health

Polish mayor dies after being stabbed in heart at age 53

7 monthes ago   |   By

By VANESSA GERA and MONIKA SCISLOWSKA
WARSAW, Poland - The popular liberal mayor of the Polish port city of Gdansk died on Monday after he was stabbed during a charity event the evening before by an ex-convict who stormed onstage and said it was revenge against a political party the politician once belonged to.
Pawel Adamowicz, 53, died as a result of wounds to the heart and abdomen in spite of efforts to save him that involved a five-hour operation and blood transfusions, Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski said.
“The fight for his life has been lost,” Szumowski said.
The assassination of...
Read more ...

 

Polish Mayor Dies of Stab Wounds After Attack at Charity Event

7 monthes ago   |   By

Poland's health minister says that Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz has died from stab wounds a day after being attacked onstage by an ex-convict at a charity event.
Lukasz Szumowski said Monday that the doctors who were fighting to save Adamowicz's life informed him the mayor had died.
Read more ...

 

Mayor of Gdansk Dies After Being Stabbed at Polish Charity Event

7 monthes ago   |   By

Pawel Adamowicz, 53, who was elected mayor in 1998, was attacked Sunday evening by a man who burst onto an open-air stage at the event.
Read more ...

 

Massive Blood Drive Organized for City Mayor Stabbed in Front of Huge Audience at Charity Event

7 monthes ago   |   By

The stabbing occurred on stage during the finale of a charity event in Gdansk.
Read more ...

 

Polish Mayor Stabbed In Heart And Abdomen During Charity Event

Polish Mayor Stabbed In Heart And Abdomen During Charity Event

7 monthes ago   |   By

Pawel Adamowicz was speaking at the finale of the event. His attacker, who had just served time in prison for bank robberies, shouted that he was doing this for political retribution.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Health      Health      Onetime      Poland      Election      Adamowicz      Pawel      Murders      Attempted Murders and Homicides      Mayors      Gdansk      Politics and Government  


'How far they've come': Formerly conjoined twins start kindergarten

'How far they've come': Formerly conjoined twins start kindergarten

The twin 5-year-old girls, born conjoined at the torso, underwent separation surgery in 2016 with uncertain futures. Read more ...

New Zealand House Speaker Babysits Colleague's Newborn During Parliament Debate

New Zealand House Speaker Babysits Colleague's Newborn During Parliament Debate

Trevor Mallard, the speaker of New Zealand's House of Representatives, helped cradle and bottle-feed a colleague's baby during a Wednesday debate. Read more ...

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Authorities discovered the couple's child so malnourished that, at 19 months old, she weighed just 10.8 pounds. Read more ...

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

There's more than 300,000 people who live in the town, but if you can prove it's all a hoax, you'll be $1.1 million richer. Read more ...

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Hickenlooper mounted a long shot presidential campaign that collapsed before it ended in mid-August. Read more ...

2 suffer 'potentially-fatal' injuries in pickup, mail truck crash, state...

2 suffer 'potentially-fatal' injuries in pickup, mail truck crash, state police say

Two people suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash involving a pickup and a mail truck Thursday in western Massachusetts, according to state police. Read more ...

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

This is horrifying. Read more ...

Patriots star Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge

Patriots star Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge

Chung, 32, accused of knowingly possessing cocaine on June 25 in Meredith Read more ...

Hospital dresses babies up as 'Wizard of Oz' characters to celebrate movie's...

Hospital dresses babies up as 'Wizard of Oz' characters to celebrate movie's 80th anniversary

Babies at Allegheny Health Network's West Penn Hospital were dressed up as the Cowardly Lion, Tinman, Scarecrow and Dorothy. Read more ...

Canucks' Brock Boeser reportedly wants four-year, $28 million extension

Canucks' Brock Boeser reportedly wants four-year, $28 million extension

The 21-year-old has racked up 59 goals and 116 points in his first three NHL seasons with Vancouver. Read more ...