In the city of Basra in southern Iraq unknown gunmen shot dead the Secretary-General of the Iraqi Shiite group «Hezbollah» Bassam al-Musawi. One person was injured.
A police spokesman in Basra, major Jumaa al-Hamrani said that the attackers fired on the car of al-Musawi, and then disappeared. We are searching for.
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the murder, but we can not exclude that attempt is connected with the operation to liberate Mosul, which brings together fighters of the Lebanese Hizbullah.
The group, whose members have the same status as Iraqi forces accused of killings of peaceful Sunnis in particular, during the operation to liberate Mosul. However, the militants argue that the only fight the jihadists.