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Bulgarian police detain man after he points weapon at party leader

Image grab from video shows a man identified as Oktai Enimehmedov, 25, as he points a weapon at Ahmed Dogan, left, leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, during his speech at his party's congress in Sofia, on Saturday Jan. 19, 2013. Dogan struck the man before other delegates wrestled the assailant to the ground, and no shots were fired. Police took the man away.(AP Photo/ BTVnews)
January 19, 2013 - 5:12 AM

SOFIA, Bulgaria - Police in Bulgaria detained a man after he pointed a gun at an ethnic Turkish party leader as he was delivering a speech in the capital. No shots were fired.

The video from the Saturday event in Sofia shows the man climbing the podium where Ahmed Dogan, the leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, was speaking on Saturday, and pointing the gun to his face.

Dogan struck the man before other delegates wrestled the assailant to the ground, and police took him away.

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