Baghdad: Shi'ite lawmaker escapes assassination

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July 2, 2006 11:48

 
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A Shi'ite legislator escaped an assassination attempt Sunday after a roadside bomb missed his convoy in downtown Baghdad, a day after the kidnapping of a Sunni legislator. Iyad Jamal al-Din, a cleric from the secular Allawi List bloc of parliament, said the explosion just missed his convoy as he was leaving his house in Karradah to attend a legislative session. "The explosion took place about 20 meters from the convoy. Nobody was hurt in the convoy, but there were some casualties among civilians," he said.

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