Argentina’s Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner came inches from losing her life.
A video has emerged of a man pulling a gun within inches of her face.
The attempt failed, however, with the assassin not even getting a shot off.
The attempt on her life took place outside of Fernandez de Kirchner’s Buenos Aires home.
The former president is currently in a corruption trial.
Large protesters have gathered outside the home to support the former president.
As the VP was walking, a gun suddenly emerged from the crowd…
Insane video out of Argentina—a man points what appears to be a gun at embattled Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner amid political chaos over corruption case against her. More here: https://t.co/nxn1Wgds1l pic.twitter.com/23spEVbAaY
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The economy minister, Sergio Massa, stated, “When hate and violence prevail over debate, societies are destroyed and situations like these arise: attempted assassination.”
The man who held the weapon you saw in the video has been arrested and is believed to be Brazilian.
A gun was found within meters of the attempted assassination, and authorities confirmed it was loaded.
Brazil’s Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva stated, “Cristina is the victim of a criminal fascist who does not know how to respect differences.
Source: New York Post