Mosque preacher shot dead in northern Iraq

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mosque preacher shot dead in northern Iraq

World Bulletin / News Desk

An Iraqi mosque preacher was shot dead in the northern Diyala province on Monday.

"Sheikh Edwan al-Zuheiri was shot dead by militiamen on his way home," Tamer al-Falahi, the head of religious guidance department in Muqdadiyah city, told Anadolu Agency.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

Recent months have seen an upsurge of violence across Iraq in general.

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