MP Survives Assassination Attempt

MP Survives Assassination AttemptMP Survives Assassination Attempt

Lawmaker Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh survived an assassination attempt by four gunmen in his constituency in the western province of Kermanshah on Sunday. Falahatpisheh escaped unhurt, while a local governor who was among provincial officials accompanying the legislator was wounded and his driver and a local veterinary official died of gunshot wounds, IRNA reported. The assassins opened fire on the vehicle carrying the officials and set fire to their own car before fleeing the scene.