Thursday, June 20, 2024

Sources say ex-Iraqi Kurdish intelligence official killed in car bombing

A former senior member of an intelligence agency linked to an Iraqi Kurdish party was killed in a car bomb blast in the city of Dohuk in Iraq's Kurdistan region, a security source told Reuters.

Mohammed Mirza Sindi was previously a senior officer in the Parastin intelligence agency, an organization founded by the Kurdistan Democratic Party, one of two major parties that rules the northern Kurdistan region.

Videos shared by local media showed smoke rising from the mangled wreckage of a car.

The security source stated the incident was being investigated and the cause of the explosion had not yet been determined.

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