An assassination attempt on the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel has been foiled by police in the Czech capital of Prague. Merkel was visiting Prague to meet with Prime minister Bohuslav Sobotka as part of her meeting with members of the EU to discuss a new agenda upon Britain’s exit.
An armed man driving a Mercedes reportedly tried to join Merkel’s motorcade as officials said the unidentified man has been now been detained.
Czech officials disclosed;
“He is suspected of attempting to cause a crime – specifically an attempt to use violence against an official.”
“Thanks to the professional actions of officers, Angela Merkel’s life was not in danger.
“The incident is currently being investigated by Prague detectives.”