Retired Peshmerga killed in Erbil: police


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SULAIMANI — Spokesperson for Erbil Police Directorate Hogr Aziz said on Sunday (October 24) that a retired Peshmerga was killed by a "close person” of his in Farmanbaran neighborhood last night.

Aziz named the victim as Kawa Khasro, saying that the motive behind the killing was a "social problem,” a euphemism used by police to describe domestic violence or non-party political disputes.

He said that an arrest warrant has been issued for the suspect in accordance with Article 406 of the Iraqi Penal Code.

Investigation is ongoing.

(NRT Digital Media)