Iraq parliament speaker survives assassination attempt

Attackers bomb al-Nujayfi's convoy which was traveling without him from Mosul to capital Baghdad.

Iraq parliament speaker survives assassination attempt

World Bulletin/News Desk

Speaker of the Council of Representatives Usama al-Nujayfi's convoy was targeted Wednesday in a bomb attack that wounded six of his bodyguards, Speaker's office said.

Al-Nujayfi was not in his official state car during the attack.

The official convoy was traveling from Mosul to the Iraqi capital of Baghdad when a bomb-laden vehicle blew up near it, wrecking three cars.

Last Mod: 10 Ekim 2013, 10:19
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