Slovakia’s prime minister shot after government meeting

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico was injured in a shooting after a government meeting, news agency TASR reports.

TASR cites parliament’s vice-chairman Lubos Blaha as saying Fico was shot and injured.

A Reuters witness says he heard several shots and that he saw a man being detained by police.

The Reuters witness says he saw security officials pushing someone into a car and driving off.

The government office could not immediately be reached for comment.

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