A man tried to shoot Argentina’s Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner on Thursday. At that time his pistol could not be fired.
Vice President Christina (Photo Credits: NI)
A man pointed a pistol at Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s head and pulled the trigger. The crocodile gun didn’t work. On Thursday, a man tried to shoot Argentina’s Vice President Kirchner. At that time his pistol could not be fired. This attack has increased the tension here. President Alberto Fernandez, in a televised address to the nation, said Vice President Cristina was attacked by a man. During this time the bullet could not be fired. President Alberto Fernandez made this announcement while addressing the nation on TV. The President said that there were 5 bullets in the gun.
He said it was the most serious incident in Argentina since the return of democracy. In the video footage, a man is seen holding a pistol. At that time the Vice President was greeting his supporters. According to officials, the attacker has been identified as a 35-year-old man of Brazilian origin. He is immediately arrested. Fernández de Kirchner has been charged with various crimes in Argentina between 2007 and 2015. Kirchner, a two-time president, is known for his divisive politics. In the early 2000s, he faced a 12-year sentence and disqualification for election. Fernandez de Kirchner is the main contender for the presidency in the next general election.
First Published: 02 Sep 2022, 02:47:41 pm
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