Czech President shot with replica gun in crowd

Czech President Vaclav Klaus has been shot with a replica pistol during a walkout in the north of the country. He suffered minor bruising in the attack.

Czech President attacked with replica gun
Mr Klaus was opening a bridge in the town of Chrastava when he was fired at. Credit: Reuters
Czech President attacked with replica gun
Television cameras caught the moment the replica pistol was fired. Credit: Reuters
Czech President attacked with replica gun
Attacker Pavel Ondrous (dressed in camouflage) said the government was ignoring ordinary people. Credit: Reuters
Czech President attacked with replica gun
Ondrous went on to hand over the replica weapon to a reporter. He was later arrested. Credit: Reuters

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