“Live Assassination Attempt On TV” Videos
In Interesting and funny, Politics, videos on January 20, 2013 at 20:43
In a bizarre attempt a Bulgarian Politician escaped unhurt from an assassination attempt while delivering a Speech Live On TV
A top Bulgarian politician had a brush with death on Saturday after a gunman pointed a pistol at his head as he delivered a televised speech.
A image grab from a broadcast by Bulgarian television shows a man pointing a gun at party leader Ahmet Dogan (left) of the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedom party during a party conference in Sofia, Bulgaria on Saturday. Dogan escaped from the encounter unharmed after security intervened.
escaped unscathed after falling to the ground as security tackled the gunman in front of stunned meeting hall of 3,000 people in the capital, Sofia
. No shots were fired, but the Sofia Globe reports
that sources say the gun might have jammed.
“Ahmed Dogan is in good health. Everything is under control,” Ceyhan
Ibryamov, a member of Dogan’s political party
, said after the incident.
Dogan has led Bulgaria’s ethnic Turkish party for 25 years. He was in the middle of a speech to party members when a man in a black coat rushed the stage, holding a gun at arm’s length pointed directly in the face of the 58-year-old politician. Delegates and security jumped on the man, and television footage shows them beating, kicking and punching him.