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Gunmen kill Justice Ministry employee southeast of Baghdad

Unidentified gunmen during an armed attack. Archival photo.
Unidentified gunmen during an armed attack. Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Wednesday, Iraqi Ministry of Interior stated that an employee in the Ministry of Justice was killed along with her son in an attack by unidentified gunmen in her house, southeast of Baghdad.

The Ministry, in a statement, a copy of which was obtained by Iraqi News, said, “This morning unidentified gunmen stormed into a house of an employee of the Ministry of Justice in al-Zaafraniya, southeast of Baghdad, and opened fire at her and on her son- killing both on the spot.”

The statement added, “Security forces rushed to the area and transferred the bodies of the deceased to the forensic  department. An investigation has also been instituted for finding the circumstances, leading to the incident.”


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