posted on Jul, 19 2004 @ 07:39 AM
A high-ranking Defence official in Iraq's Defence Ministry has been reported to have been killed last night in Baghdad.
Suprisingly little info about this, considering the Minister' position
Iraqi minister shot dead
From correspondents in Baghdad
July 19, 2004
A HIGH-RANKING official at Iraq's Defence Ministry was shot dead in a hail of bullets last night in Baghdad, a ministry spokesman said today.
"One of the director generals in the Ministry of Defence, Issam Jassem Kadhem, was assassinated at 10pm yesterday by unknown attackers who opened
fire on him in the Saydia neighbourhood where he lives," spokesman Radhi Badr told AFP.
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Not good. Lame opinion, but that's the best I can do.
[edit on 7-19-2004 by Valhall]