Gunmen killed a cleric in front of his home in Basra
BASRA, Unknown gunmen assassinated a cleric in front of his home in central Basra.
"Unknown gunmen opened fire on Sheikh Wissam al-Gharawi in front of his home in the Muwafaqiya area and killed him and fled," a source told NINA. "His body was taken to Al-Fayhaa General Hospital."
"The security services arrived at the scene and opened an investigation," the source said.
Sheikh Wissam al-Gharawi was one of the leaders of the popular crowd and participated in the recent demonstrations in Basra.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency