Two aides to Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric have escaped assassination in separate attacks in southern Iraq, Police said Tuesday. According to police, Sheik Ali al-Fudhaili was seriously wounded in one attack and his driver was killed when gunmen ambushed their vehicle in Basra. Gunmen also fired on the car of Habib Salman al-Khatib in the Shi'ite city of Kut. Al-Khatib was not injured but one of his guards was wounded, police said. Both clerics are representatives of Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.