Ahmed Dogan, leader of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party was confronted by a gunman
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Bulgarian MRF leader, Ahmed Dogan, fights off gunman

19 January 2013 Last updated at 17:40 GMT

Bulgarian police have detained a man after he pointed a gas pistol at an ethnic Turkish party leader as he was delivering a speech in Sofia.

No shots were fired and the man was wrestled to the ground by security guards.

Catharina Moh's report contains some scenes of violence.