The Wall Street Journal: Brazil’s front-running presidential claimant Jair Bolsonaro stabbed, badly wounded

SÃO PAULO — Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate, Jair Bolsonaro, was stabbed in a near-fatal conflict during campaigning Thursday as tensions ran high forward of a country’s many indeterminate choosing in decades.

The former army captain, who is heading polls forward of a Oct race, was rushed into medicine in a southeastern city of Juiz de Fora after being knifed in a stomach though was in fast condition, pronounced doctors during a internal hospital. He postulated life-threatening injuries, especially to his intestines, and a subsequent dual days will be essential since of a risk of infection, they said, adding that he would expected have to stay in a sanatorium — and off a debate route — for during slightest a week.

“Please pray,” wrote his son, Flavio Bolsonaro, on Twitter, observant his father had arrived during sanatorium “almost dead.”

Videos posted on amicable media uncover Bolsonaro being carried by entertaining crowds on a debate route in Juiz de Fora in Minas Gerais state when someone lurched toward him, causing a 63-year-old to purchase his stomach in agony. Police pronounced late Thursday that they had arrested a male for a blade conflict and were questioning a case.

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