Czech President attacked with plastic gun

Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012 - 22:46

Prague: Officials say a man has attacked Czech President Vaclav Klaus with a plastic gun.

Presidential spokesman Radim Ochvat says Klaus was not injured in today`s incident in the northern town of Chrastava where he was opening a new bridge.

Police spokeswoman Stepanka Zatloukalova says the man opened fire at Klaus from close range with a plastic pistol that uses small plastic balls as bullets. A 26-year-old man has been arrested.
Zatloukalova had no more details immediately.
It is not clear why the President`s bodyguards did not intervene in time.

PTI



First Published: Friday, September 28, 2012 - 22:46

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