Assassination Bid

  • Syrian Prime Minister escapes assassination bid April 30, 2013

    Damascus: Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi escaped an assassination bid when a bomb exploded near his convoy in Damascus. The attack killed at least five people and left several others injured including the country's interior minister. The Prime Minister was not hurt. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the...
  • Plot to kill Magsaysay winner Anna Hazare revealed June 1, 2009

    Mumbai: The killers of Congress leader Pawan Raje Nimbalkar have revealed on Monday that there was a contract given out to kill Maharashtra's social and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, a Magsaysay Award winner. Senior special public prosecutor for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Ejaz Khan said that the accused,...