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Imam of al-Oukhwa al-Saliheen mosque assassinated in al-A'amiriya


Sheikh Abd al-Salam al-Hadithi, the Imam of al-Oukhwa al-Saliheen mosque in al-A'amiriya was assassinated on Friday morning by a drive-by shooting, a security source said on Friday.

The source added in a statement that the unknown assailant on a motorcycle shot al-Hadithi with silenced gun near the sheikh's house at al-A'amiriya area in western Baghdad. He died instantly.

 A security force cordoned the incident scene, moved the body of the deceased to the forensic department and opened an investigation to disclose the reasons behind the incident.

Last Modified: Friday، 03 March 2017 11:24 AM