Police within the Polish capital have detained a person who climbed the highest of a monument and reportedly threatened to blow himself up
ByThe Related Press
October 14, 2023, 7:43 AM
WARSAW, Poland — Police within the Polish capital on Saturday detained a person who climbed the highest of a monument and reportedly threatened to blow himself up.
Massive numbers of police and particular counterterrorism officers sealed off a big sq. the place the person had shouted one thing by means of a megaphone for hours. An Related Press photojournalist close by might see him couldn’t hear what he mentioned.
The incident ended when he climbed down from the monument with out anybody being harmed. Polish media mentioned he was detained.
The incident happened at Pilsudski Sq., the location of the memorial to late President Lech Kaczynski and the handfuls of different victims of a aircraft crash close to Smolensk, Russia.
The person’s intentions and whether or not he had an explosive gadget weren’t instantly recognized.
The incident got here on the eve of a vital nationwide election.
The nation’s de facto chief is Lech Kaczynski’s surviving twin, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, whereas his ruling Legislation and Justice social gathering is preventing for an unprecedented third straight time period.