High-ranking Iraqi Defense Ministry officer assassinated
5/5/2011 3:40 PM
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: A group of unknown gunmen, using guns with silencers, have assassinated an officer in the Iraqi Defense Ministry, carrying a Lt.Brigadier rank on Thursday, east of Baghdad, a security source said.
“An armed group, using guns with silencers, has assassinated Lt.
Brigadier, Moayed Khalil Abdul-Aziz, who works in the Training Division of the Iraqi Defense Ministry,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
The security source said that “the armed men had followed the victim, while leaving his house in Jamila district, east of Baghdad, shooting him dead and escaping to an unknown destination.”
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