Facundo Cabral Killed
July 9, 2011 by Post Team
Facundo Cabral Killed, Argentine folk singer and novelist Facundo Cabral was killed by gunmen on Saturday, the Associated Press reports. He was 74. One of the popular singers in Latin America’s most famous, Cabral was heading to the airport in Guatemala, when their vehicle was attacked. The gunmen fired at least eight times, Guatemala City, fire department spokesman said. The concert promoter Henry Farina was wounded.
It is not clear what was the motive for the attack.
Guatemala’s President Alvaro Colom called the president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de kill Cabral told Radio 10. “it seemed to hit hard and asked me to keep her informed about how research is developing,” he said.
Colom said the authorities were talking with survivors and witnesses to reconstruct what happened.
The Foreign Minister of Argentina Héctor Timerman Twitter, simply, “Goodbye, friend.”
According to the AP, the evidence suggests that Cabral’s assassination could have been a robbery gone badly. The report claims that the vehicle was in Cabral made an attempt to escape the attackers face of a fire station. There was a second car accompanying car Cabral Notisiete television station said.
Cabral, best known for the song “I’m not from here or there,” lost his wife and daughter in a plane crash in the 1970′s.
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