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Stabbed Polish mayor dies in hospital

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The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital after being stabbed at a charity event, officials say.

Pawel Adamowicz, 53, was attacked on stage in front of hundreds of people on Sunday.

He was hospitalised for serious abdominal injuries and underwent surgery.

A 27-year-old with a criminal record has been arrested over the attack.

Speaking on Monday, Poland’s health minister confirmed Adamowicz had died from his injuries.

“We couldn’t win,” Lukasz Szumowski told local media.

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Stabbed Polish mayor dies in hospital

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