Brazilian candidate Jair Bolsonaro stabbed during event

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Jair Bolsonaro, a leading presidential candidate in Brazil, was stabbed on Thursday during a campaign event, though officials and his son said the injury is not life-threatening.

Numerous videos on social media showed Bolsonaro, whose platform includes cracking down on crime in Latin America’s largest nation, being stabbed with a knife to the lower part of his stomach. The candidate was seen flinching after the attack.

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Police spokesman Flavio Santiago confirmed to The Associated Press that Bolsonaro had been stabbed and that his attacker was arrested.

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Santiago said Bolsonaro was taken to a hospital in Juiz de Fora, a city about 125 miles (200 kilometers) north of Rio de Janeiro, and was in good condition.

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