Eritrean Ambassador in Rome Attacked, Police Arrest One Attacker Searching for his Accomplice
Software Translation from Italian
www.ilgiornale.it | July 7, 2017
The ambassador of Eritrea, on Wednesday night was a victim of an attack in Rome, in an area close to the Ministry of Finance.
An ambush full-scale output of the restaurant. Victim of the attack, which took place yesterday evening around 23, is the ambassador of Eritrea in Italy, Pietros Fessehazion. The diplomat was assaulted by two men with a spiked club at the end of a dinner in an Eritrean restaurant on Via Montebello, Castro Pretorio area. One of the assailant was located and arrested at a distance couple of hours later by the police. He is a 34-year member of the Roman Eritrean community. Police is still investigating to track down his accomplice. On the case investigate the agents of the Viminale police station, coordinated by Carla Canaia pm.
The ambassador was promptly cared for and treated at Umberto I Polyclinic for a hand injury, considered curable in 7 days. More serious collaborator, who was with him and another person, who was hospitalized with 30-day prognosis for a head injury and a fractured cheekbone: tried to protect the ambassador and was attacked worst.
The prosecution disputed the arrestee is attempted murder. Together with an accomplice would have lashed out at the Ambassador shouting “I’ll kill you”, and then flee through the streets adjacent to Termini station. According to preliminary reports the motive of the attack is linked to political reasons. In the past, there would be friction between the ambassador and one of his attackers. On one occasion over a year ago, during a meeting, the diplomat would be challenged openly just to the man who had attacked him addebitandogli alleged shortcomings in the management of the Eritrean community.