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The renowned anti-Islam journalist and scholar Lars Hedegaard reportedly survived an assassination attempt outside his home on Pelargonieviej in Frederiksberg this morning.

According to Ritzau, the assailant fled when his gun jammed after firing the first shot at around 11:20.

"A man shot at the victim but he missed and the bullet went over his head," police commissioner Lars-Christian Borg told Ritzau. "When he tried to fire again, the pistol clicked and the assailant ran away."


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