Senior Iraqi judge assassinated

Iraq’s Higher Judicial Council today said a senior judge was assassinated while travelling in eastern Baghdad.

Spokesman Abdul-Sattar Bayrkdar said masked drive-by shooters shot and killed Judge Kamil al-Showaili yesterday afternoon on Canal Highway, as he was heading home.

Bayrkdar says al-Showaili was the head of one of Baghdad’s two appeals courts.

The spokesman did not identify any particular group as being responsible for the slaying.

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