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Jordanian politician pulls gun on critic during heated tv debate

Saturday, July 07, 2012 - 00:58

July 7 - A political debate on Jordanian TV descends into a brawl, with a member of parliament wielding a pistol in the clash with a former MP. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: On Thursday Mansur Murad was debating the Syrian crisis with current MP Mohammed Shababkeh, when the discussion spiraled out of control. Murad accused Shababkeh of buying his way into parliament. He reacted angrily, throwing a shoe at Murad. Shababkeh then pulled out a pistol, as his opponent ducked for cover. The program's presenter was forced to step in and separate the two men.

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Jordanian politician pulls gun on critic during heated tv debate

Saturday, July 07, 2012 - 00:58