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Gunmen assassinate head of Basra city intelligence in Iraq

BAGHDAD, June 29 (KUNA) -- Head of intelligence in Basra city was assassinated in Baghdad, said a security source Sunday.
The source told KUNA that gunmen assassinated Brigadier Jaber Musaed, head of the intelligence service in the southern city of Basra.
The attack occurred on Saturday evening near Al-Gadeer neighborhood in Baghdad while Brigadier Musaed was visiting relatives, said the source, affirming that an immediate investigation has been launched to identify the group behind the assassination. (end) mhg.gta KUNA 291533 Jun 08NNNN