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Presidential candidate of Brazil stabbed

BRASILIA – The Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is stabbed. That’s what happened, according to local media during a campagnebijeenkomst. The son of the right-wing politician said on Twitter that his father is in the hospital with a “superficial” wound.

Jair Bolsonaro.

On television is to see that Bolsonaro at the time of the attack on the shoulders of supporters. The former army officer, seizes then on to his stomach while his wince of pain. The police let you know to have a suspect held.

Brazil will next month go to the polls. Former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva carried out the polls, but he is now excluded from participation. The left-wing politician is serving a prison sentence because of a corruptieveroordeling. The previous president Dilma Rousseff, a partijgenoot of Lula, is deposited.

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