Iraq journalist survives assassination

The assassination attempt on Hassan’s life came 24 hours after the assassination of prominent civilian activist, Ihab Al-Wazni, in the city of Karbala

Prominent Iraqi journalist Ahmed Hassan has survived an assassination attempt in Diwaniyah but will remain in intensive care for at least two weeks, a Baghdad hospital said.

Hospital spokesman Mohammed Mouyed said Ahmed Hassan has undergone brain surgery and was transferred to intensive care

The assassination attempt on Hassan’s life came 24 hours after the assassination of prominent civilian activist, Ihab Al-Wazni