Guards thwart attempt to shoot politician
SHOCKING footage has emerged from Bulgaria showing a political leader facing an armed attack as he spoke at a televised conference.
The leader of Movement for Rights and Freedoms, Ahmed Dogan, is shown speaking when a man emerges from the audience and holds a gas pistol to Mr Dogan's head.
Mr Dogan quickly reacts to disarm the attacker.
Security guards then overpowered the man.
Gas pistols are considered non-lethal weapons used in self defence, but at close range can cause life-threatening injuries.