In an assassination attempt, a gun was pointed directly at Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, who allegedly threatened the VP of Argentina in the midst of political confusion. The suspect was detained on Thursday, September 1. As indicated by the president of Argentina Alberto Fernández, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was allegedly able to escape only because the gun, which was carrying five bullets, was not fired. The suspect has been identified as a Brazilian man named Fernando Andrés Sabag Montiel. Alberto Fernandezs the President of Argentina said, A man pointed a gun at her head and pulled the trigger. Cristina is still alive only because, for unknown reasons yet to be confirmed, the gun… didn’t fire.
According to the sources, the said incident allegedly took place outside the house of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in the Recoleta neighborhood of Buenos Aires at 9 pm local time on Thursday. Hundreds of protesters have since gathered to show their support for the former leader, who is currently reportedly facing a corruption trial. Sergio Massa, the Minister of the Economy, showed the episode as an ‘assassination attempt’. He said When hatred and violence overcome the debate, societies are destroyed and such circumstances arise, attempted murder.
Viral Video Shows Man Pointing Gun At Argentina’s VP Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, the VP of Argentina barely escaped death after a loaded gun allegedly aimed at point blank range failed to fire at the last moment. The attacker, a 35-year-old Brazilian man, was arrested by the authorities. He was recognized as Fernando André Sabag Montiel. The VP, be that as it may, did not appear to have experienced any injury. Gina De Bai, a witness who was close to the Vice President during the episode, told The Associated Press that she heard the trigger being pulled. She said she didn’t realize it was a gun until the man was shown by the security staff.
Crazy 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 a corruption case against her. More here: https://t.co/nxn1Wgds1l pic.twitter.com/23spEVbAaY
— Conor Finnegan (@cjf39) September 2, 2022
In the viral video, an arm with a gun can be seen reaching towards the temple of Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner as she welcomed allies outside her home in the Recoleta area of Buenos Aires. She dodged when he pulls the trigger but the gun doesn’t go off, individuals including the man look stunned. An individual who was identified by the people who were close to him as having a gun was detained by the security personnel (of the VP), Security Minister Aníbal Fernandez told the local news channel C5N, revealed AP.
🇦🇷 | BREAKING: the national police has identified the subject who tried to kill the current vice president of Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. pic.twitter.com/f0IHBeH4y5
— YES 🍊 (@IntenseTrump) September 2, 2022
The office of President Alberto Fernandez issued a press release saying that they ‘condemn the assassination attempt of the VP.’ What happened tonight is of scandalous gravity and threatens democracy, institutions and law and order, see the release according to AP. Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner served as president for two terms somewhere between 2007 and 2015. Last week, a prosecutor requested a sentence of 12 years in a case that includes alleged corruption in public works in the mid-2000s. Likewise, she is expected to contest for the post of president in the general elections the following year.
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