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Iraqi official escapes assassination attempt

An Iraqi official working on how to draft a new constitution for this occupied country has escaped an assassination attempt, an official of the US-installed Governing Council said. Jalal al-Din al-Sagheer, a prominent Shiite, escaped unscathed when his car was attacked as he was driving home at around 3:00 pm (1100 GMT) on Sunday in a Baghdad suburb, Muhannad Abdul Jabbar said on Monday. “The incident happened yesterday,” said Jabbar, an official in the Governing Council’s press office. “He has not been injured, he is okay.” He added that Sagheer was attending a meeting on the constitution on Monday. Two prominent Shiite members have been successfully targetted by assassins in the past month. Full Story

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