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Iraqi Electricity Minister Escapes Attempt on His Life

July 15, 2008

Dubai Al-Sharqiyah Television in Arabic at 0701 gmt on 15 July carries the following “breaking news” as a screen caption:

“The electricity minister survives an assassination attempt.

“An explosive charge is targeted against the convoy of Karim Wahid in the Zayyunah area [of Baghdad].”

Originally published by Al-Sharqiyah TV, Dubai, in Arabic 0701 15 Jul 08.

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