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Another Iraqi intelligence officer killed in Baghdad

The most recent killing is likely meant to undercut Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi's efforts to curb militias outside the control of the state.
Green Zone convoy

BAGHDAD — For the second time this year, a senior officer of the Iraqi intelligence service has been killed by unidentified gunmen.

On June 7, Nibras Farman al-Fayli, assistant director of the Iraqi Intelligence Service’s surveillance directorate, was driving a four-wheel-drive vehicle when he was killed by gunmen who were some 10 meters (33 feet) away from him in the Baladiyat neighborhood, in the east of Baghdad.

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