10 horrific attacks that everyone forgot

On top of famous people and politicians at all times goes hunting - some of all attempts to forget - we will remind you about them.

1. Mahatma Gandhi.

Gandhi received worldwide fame after helping India gain independence peacefully, but unfortunately, he died not peacefully. January 30, 1948 it was attacked members of the extremist organization "Hindu Mahasabha", before it was made five such attempts. In Gandhi was shot three times during the evening prayer, and he died on the spot. The funeral procession was attended by two million people. The killer, Nathuram Godse and his accomplice were arrested, convicted and executed for the murder.

2. Ronald Reagan.

March 30, 1981 in Washington, DC hotel near John Hinckley shot President Reagan and three of his followers. Reagan was punctured lung and opened heavy internal bleeding, but he was given emergency medical care and he quickly recovered. Within 12 days he was able to leave the hospital. Hinckley, who was found mentally ill, was admitted to a psychiatric hospital. He claimed that he did it to get attention Jodie Foster, star of the film "Taxi Driver».

3. Benazir Bhutto.

Bhutto was a strong-willed woman who managed to take the post of Prime Minister of Pakistan. Her program was aimed at reforming the corrupt and violent government. December 27, 2007 Bhutto left the rally, where she talked with his supporters. That's when it was shot out of the crowd and immediately behind it exploded near two powerful explosive devices. During the blast killed Bhutto and another 139 people. According to investigators, the murder was involved in Al-Qaeda, and the president-dictator Pervez Musharraf knew in advance of the assassination attempt and told the police. He is now in exile in England.

4. Pope John Paul II


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