Friday, March 19, 2004

Political Violence

Taiwan's President Shot

Taiwan's president is said to be in stable condition after being shot the day before the island's presidential election. Taiwan's government says voting will take place as scheduled Saturday, despite the assassination attempt.

Vice President Annette Lu was standing next to with the president when the attack occurred, and also was injured slightly.

There has been no immediate word on who might have been responsible for the shooting.


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