ISIS terrorist group claimed on Monday its responsibility for the assassination of Allawi coalition candidate, Farouk al-Zarzour al-Jaboui.
Earlier today, perpetrators stormed al-Jaboui's house in Mosul's al-Qayyara district, stabbing him to death.
In an audio recording released in April, ISIS vowed to target polling stations and voters during the parliamentary elections.
On May 12, Iraq will hold a controversial parliamentary elections. Politicians and religious leaders question the integrity of the election, asserting it will witness a lot of irregularities especially in the areas where the Iran-backed militias have the upper hand.