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Representative of Sistani survives assassination attempt in Muthanna

Unidentified gunmen

Representative of Iranian Shia Marja in Iraq Ali al-Sistani, Rady al-Tai survived an assassination attempt in Muthanna province, southern Iraq, officer Khalil Abdel Ghafour said.


Abdel Ghafour explained that unidentified gunmen opened fire on Tai's house in Al-Khoudr district, 30 km south the city of Samawah.


He underlined that Tai was unharmed, but his nephew was critically injured.


Authorities have opened an investigation into the incident to capture the assailants.   

Last Modified: Saturday، 04 August 2018 11:23 AM