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Stabbed Russian-Armenian journalist is in stable condition

11:21, 29.05.2012 Region: Russia Theme: Incidents

MOSCOW. – Russian-Armenian automotive radio commentator and expert Sergey Aslanyan has undergone surgery, the hospital informed Interfax News Agency. 

The hospital source also informed that Aslanyan is in stable condition, he regained consciousness, and his relatives and friends can now visit him.  

As Armenian News-NEWS.am informed earlier, Sergey Aslanyan was attacked in Moscow. The journalist was stabbed over twenty times and he sustained a concussion, izvestia.ru informs.  

The incident occurred on a street Monday at 11:15pm. It is apparent that there were several attackers.

“After surgery Aslanyan is transferred to the reanimation ward; he is unconscious,” Life News informs. 

To note, during his program on May 14 the journalist had made disrespectful comments with respect to Prophet Muhammad, and this had angered the Muslim society.     

At present, the police officers are on duty at the journalist’s hospital room, and the investigators are examining the circumstances for the attack.

Armenia News - NEWS.am

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