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Diyala MP candidate survives assassination attempt

Iraq elections to beheld May 12

Parliamentary elections' candidate of Diyala Province Avin Mohamed Hassan El Zahawy survived an assassination attempt during an armed attack, which targeted her convoy in northeast the province, a local source said.


The source explained that the assailants opened fire on the convoy of the parliamentary elections candidate of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, who was on her way to the city of Khanaqin.

Zahawy was not injured in the attack, the source added.


Anonyms at dawn on Monday assassinated a candidate in the coming legislative elections.
The candidate, affiliated with al-Wataneya coalition headed by Eyad Allawi, was stabbed to death in southern Mosul.

Iraq will hold legislative elections by May 12th. The integrity of this elections is questionable. Clerics and politicians say fraud will happen due to the control of militias over the polling centers.

Last Modified: Thursday، 10 May 2018 10:43 AM