Volunteer soldiers and their families killed in southern Baghdad

Representational photo.
Representational photo.

( Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi Ministry of Defense informed on Sunday that a family of seven was killed in an armed attack carried out by unidentified men in southern Baghdad.

Sharing details the source said, “This morning, unidentified armed men stormed into a house at Arab Jabbour village in al-Dawra area in southern Baghdad- the owners of which were two brothers and they belonged to al-Hashd al-Ashari. Firing indiscriminately, the unidentified men not only killed the two brothers on the spot, but they also gunned down two women and three children.”

“Security forces rushed to the area of incident and transferred the dead bodies to the forensic department and commenced a probe into the incident for identifying the killers,” added the source.

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