Reconciliation official escapes assassination in Samarra

Iraqi government’s National Reconciliation Official in Samaraa city, Salahaddin Province, survived an assassination attempt last night as unidentified gunmen attacked his house killing one and inuring the official. A security source told AKnews that “the gunmen raided the house of Alaa Saih in Samaraa’s al-Howaish area last night. The attack resulted in the death of […]

Othman al-Shilshil reports for AK News:

Iraqi government’s National Reconciliation Official in Samaraa city, Salahaddin Province, survived an assassination attempt last night as unidentified gunmen attacked his house killing one and inuring the official.

A security source told AKnews that “the gunmen raided the house of Alaa Saih in Samaraa’s al-Howaish area last night. The attack resulted in the death of a visitor at Salih’s. Salih was also seriously wounded.”