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Gunmen kill secretary of Baghdad governor

BAGHDAD, April 26 (KUNA) -- Unknown gunmen have assassinated the secretary of Baghdad governor in the southwest of the capital, a security source said on Tuesday.
The source told KUNA the gunmen, armed with silencer-equipped guns, shot dead Hatem Karim Mohsen in front of his house in the district of Al-Amel, late on Monday. The armed men fled the scene.
Security forces sealed off the scene and investigations were conducted into circumstances of the killing.
Such deadly incidents have recently increased in the Baghdad region. (end) ah.rk KUNA 261255 Apr 11NNNN