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Basra governor Eidani denies assassination news

Asaad Al Eidani
Governor of Basra Asaad Al Eidani

Governor of Basra, Asaad Al Eidani, has denied news of his assassination by ISIS, describing them as “unfounded news.”

A statement by the minister said the aim behind such news is to destabilize security in the government.

Eidani also urged news outlets to check the validity of their sources before publishing false news.

News have claimed the assignation of Eidani by the hands of ISIS operatives in a village southwest of the Iraqi city of Mosul.