News Brief 1/19/2013, Shevat 8, 5773
Bulgarian Politician Escapes Assassination
A man put a gun to the head of Ahmed Dogan, the leader of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party, during a televised conference.
Dogan, who leads the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF), pushed the gunman's hand away and was unharmed. Security guards wrestled the unidentified gunman to the ground and kicked him.
The incident happened on Saturday at a party congress in the capital Sofia.