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Unknown gunmen kill intelligence officer in armed attack east of Baghdad

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source within the police force in Baghdad province said on Sunday, that an intelligence officer had been killed in an armed attack by unidentified gunmen east of Baghdad.

The source said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “Unidentified militants opened fire against an officer working with the defense intelligence while passing by his vehicle in Qana Street near Zayona, east of Baghdad, resulting in his immediate death,” adding that, “A security force cordoned off the area of the incident and transferred the dead body to the forensic medicine authority, while opened an investigation into the incident to uncover the circumstances of the crime.”


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