PUK official survives assassination in Mosul

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Leading figure of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan headed by the Iraqi President Jalal Talabani survived an assassination attempt in northeastern Mosul.

Security source told Iraqi News (IraqiNews.com) on Monday “The director of PUK offices in Mosul city, Arif Rushdi, survived assassination when an IED went off targeting his motorcade at Pepsi St. of Mithaq neighborhood to the northwest of Mosul, capital of Nineveh province.”

“The incident did not cause any casualties,” the source added.

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PUK official survives assassination in Mosul

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) An official within the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan that is headed by the President, Jalal Talabani, survived assassination when An Improvised Explosive Device exploded targeting him in eastern Mosul on Wednesday.

Security source stated to IraqiNews.com “The IED that was emplaced at a road in al-Salam neighborhood of eastern Mosul exploded targeting the deputy head of the PUK offices in Mosul, Kabier Koran.”

“The explosion resulted in material damages only without injuring him,” the source added.

“A security force hurried to the explosion area and searched it in anticipation of other IEDs,” the source concluded.

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