A man smashed the skull of his fellow villager with a metal hammer.

The incident took place in the Ruse village of Smirnenski.

Around 10 pm on Wednesday, the police received a report that a person in the village was hit on the head with a hammer, which cracked his skull.

Employees of the RU - Vetovo immediately arrived on the scene, reported the ODMVR-Ruse. 

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During the initial actions, the law enforcement officials clarified that the victim was 46 years old.

According to his data, he was attacked in the home of a 59-year-old man from the village of Smirnenski, who struck him. 

A crime scene inspection was conducted at the address where a metal hammer was found and seized.

An investigation has been launched into the case, and pre-trial proceedings have been initiated.

The 59-year-old was detained by the police.

Work on the case continues.