Danish PM Mette Frederiksen Suffers Whiplash After Assault

Written by Henrik Rothen

Jun.08 - 2024 10:53 AM CET

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Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has suffered whiplash following a frightening assault last Friday.

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Details surrounding the attack on Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Friday, June 7, remain scarce.

Initial reports from her party indicated that Frederiksen was assaulted by an unidentified man while walking through Kultorvet in Copenhagen, near her residence.

Eyewitness Accounts Emerge

Several media outlets have spoken with witnesses. Two women told Danish B.T. that they saw the man violently shove Frederiksen as he passed by her.

Their accounts add to the understanding of the attack, painting a clearer picture of the event's severity.

Injuries Confirmed

According to Dagens.dk, on Saturday afternoon, the Prime Minister's Office informed Ritzau that the blow Frederiksen received at Kultorvet had caused a mild whiplash injury.

The incident has not only captured national attention but has also made headlines internationally.

At the same time, party members and heads of state in several countries have reacted to the assault.

According to our information, a 39-year-old man has been arrested and will be brought before a judge today in Denmark. The motive behind the assault is still unknown.

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