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Iran-allied IMIS top leader dies from heart attack

Karim Al Khaqani


A senior Iran-allied IMIS Militias leader passed away Saturday due to a heart attack while being treated abroad, sources told the Baghdad Post


Karim Khaqani, Commander of Imam Ali Brigade, an elite branch of IMIS Militia, died while being treated at a hospital outside Iraq, a statement by the Shia militia said. 


But the statement never named where the deceased terrorist was receiving treatment. 


Khaqani, commander of Eastern Anbar Operations, partook in a number of atrocities agaisnt civilians, particularly Sunnis.