Three candidates killed ahead of Iraq vote

A Sunni Arab candidate from the National Unity List party was shot outside his home in Mosul, the capital of Nineveh province in Iraq's north, police said

Three candidates killed ahead of Iraq vote

Gunmen killed three candidates on Thursday in separate incidents two days before provincial polls in Iraq, police said.

A Sunni Arab candidate from the National Unity List party was shot outside his home in Mosul, the capital of Nineveh province in Iraq's north, police said. In Baghdad's Ameriya district gunmen killed a candidate from the Sunni Arab Islamic Party near his house.

A third candidate was gunned down in Diyala Province north of Baghdad.

Reuters
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