Video: Quick-thinking helps save politician with gun pointed at head
Mr Dogan struck the man before he could pull the trigger, while other delegates pulled the assailant to the ground. TV footage showed several people punching, kicking and stamping on the man. Police arrested him and took him to hospital.
The attacker was identified as Oktai Enimehmedov (25), a Bulgarian national and ethnic Turk. He was carrying the pistol and two knives.