Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019

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

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