Governor of Iraq’s Nineveh province survives assassination attempt

June 7th, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS  

Baghdad, June 7 (DPA) The governor of Iraq’s Nineveh province survived an assassination attempt in the northern city of Mosul Saturday, government sources said. Militants opened fire on Dored Kashmola’s convoy in the Zanjily area where he was supervising an operation, sources told DPA.

The attack destroyed the vehicles, but no injuries or deaths were reported, the sources said, adding it was not the first time Kashmola survived an attempt on his life.

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