A member of Baghdad governorate council was assassinated on Thursday night by unknown militants in Karrada.
In a press statement, Baghdad Police Capt. Nzhan al-Khidr said that the militants used guns with silencers to kill Bagdhad Governorate's Local Administration Projects manger Ali al-Rafei. He added that al-Rafei was killed in front of his house at Uqba Ibn Nafi Square in Karrada in Baghdad.
The perpetrators managed to escape before the arrival of the Iraqi security forces, Khidr asserted. Police forces opened an investigation to identify the assailants, he further added.