Senior Iraqi official survives assassination

Undersecretary Khaled Hassan's convoy was targeted by a roadside bomb in the northern Al-Mashahda district

Senior Iraqi official survives assassination

World Bulletin/News Desk

A senior Iraqi Electricity Ministry official survived on Sunday an attempt on his life in the capital Baghdad, a security source said.

Undersecretary Khaled Hassan's convoy was targeted by a roadside bomb in the northern Al-Mashahda district, the source, who asked to remain anonymous, told Anadolu Agency.

The blast killed a bodyguard and injured another, the source added.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Recent months have seen an uptick in violence across Iraq.

Although most attacks go unclaimed.

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