Man killed by father, brother in dispute over land in Kut
3/24/2011 7:37 PM
WASSIT / Aswat al-Iraq: A young man was killed by his father and brother in a dispute over a plot of land in eastern al-Kut city on Thursday, a police source in Wassit said.
“The incident took place inside their home in al-Karidiya, (10 km) eastern Kut, when a man was shot dead by his father and brother, who later escaped to an unknown place,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
“Initial investigations showed that the incident took place in a family dispute over a plot of agricultural land,” he added.
“The police are now searching for the culprits,” he said.
Kut, the capital city of Wassit province, lies 180 km southeast of Baghdad.
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