February 5, 2011
Egypt vice president Omar Suleiman survives assassination attempt, reports say
Fox News reported on Saturday that recently appointed Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman has survived an attempted assassination.
According to the report, armed assassins targeted the convoy in which Suleiman was travelling, killing two of his bodyguards.
Fox News reported that the U.S. confirmed the reports of the failed assassination attempt, however White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs declined to address the reports.
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