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Gunmen kill Sahwa leader in southern Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Oct 27 (KUNA) -- Unidentified gunmen assassinated an Iraqi Sahwa leader on Wednesday in southern Baghdad.
The gunmen stormed into the Sahwa official's house after midnight and then escaped, said Iraqi police source to KUNA today.
Iraqi security forces cordoned off the site, while the victim's body was moved to hospital.
The security forces also started a search operation at the nearby area.
Sahwa forces remain a target of revenge for gunmen. (end) mhg.hmo KUNA 271309 Oct 10NNNN