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Exiled Russian banker left in coma after submachine gun ‘assassination bid’ near Canary Wharf had testified in murder case

Posted By admin On March 24, 2012 @ 4:39 am In Money Watch | Comments Disabled

UK Daily Mail [1]
March 24, 2012

Russia’s gangster violence exploded on to the streets of London when a banker was gunned down entering his luxury Docklands home.

German Gorbuntsov was in the foyer of his apartment block near Canary Wharf when a would-be assassin sprayed shots at him with a submachine gun.

The 45-year-old collapsed at the scene. Today he was said to be in a ‘critical but stable condition’ under armed guard at a hospital where he remains in a coma.

Friends of Mr Gorbuntsov fear that a mafia contract has been taken out on his life because he was a witness in the case of an attempted murder of another banker in 2009.

His neighbours in Byng Street on the Isle of Dogs, where serviced apartments cost  up to £200 a day, said a tearful blonde tried to reach the banker’s prone body.

Emma Key, 30, said the woman – in her 20s and thought to be his wife – was being held back by police officers.

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