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Assassination Try On Argentine VP Cristina Kirchner Was Misfire

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  • A man allegedly tried to assassinate Cristina Kirchner on Thursday when the Argentine vice-president was returning to her home in the Recoleta neighborhood. Sources from the National Security Ministry confirmed that the suspect is a middle-aged man of Brazilian nationality, according to Página12.
  • The individual, later identified as Fernando Andrés Sabag Montiel, 35, raised a .22 caliber Bersa pistol to Kirchner’s head. However, it did not fire.

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