A foreigner killed in central Bratislava

Police are asking eyewitnesses to share information that could help clarify the incident.

An illustrative photoAn illustrative photo (Source: Sme )

The police are looking for witnesses of an incident that occurred on the SNP Square in Bratislava in the early morning hours on Sunday, December 8. One man is reported to have been killed in the incident. Markiza television reported the man was a foreigner.

The police report that a patrol, along with rescuers, was sent to the square in central Bratislava, where passersby found an unconscious person.

"Despite their efforts, rescuers failed to save the man," the police wrote in their statement on Facebook on Sunday morning. The man allegedly died after he was kicked in the head.

The rescuers confirmed they received a call shortly after 5:00 on Sunday morning about the man who was found in front of the main post office of Bratislava in the upper side of the SNP Square, Sme reported.

The attacker is believed to have run from the site of the incident. The police say they are intensively searching for him. They have called on potential eyewitnesses to contact the police with any information that might help clarify what had happened.

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