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I couldn't understand the red part in the following headline. What does bid mean in the context of the below sentence?

DILI (AFP) - International troops stepped up patrols in East Timor's capital Tuesdayas President Jose Ramos-Horta recuperated in Australia after anassassination bid doctors said he was lucky to survive.
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Hi,
I couldn't understand the red part in the following headline. What does bid mean in the context of the below sentence? 'A bid' here means 'an attempt'

DILI (AFP) - International troops stepped up patrols in East Timor's capital Tuesdayas President Jose Ramos-Horta recuperated in Australia after an assassination bid (that) doctors said he was lucky to survive.

Best wishes, Clive
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Thank you, Clive.