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Two brothers shot dead by relative in Kifri: police

2020-08-04

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SULAIMANI — The Garmian Police Directorate said late on Monday (August 3) that two brothers were killed at their house in Kifri district.

The police said in a statement that two brothers, named as Hiwa and Saman Jamal, were shot and killed by a member of their extended family. Hiwa was a Peshmerga and Saman worked for the emergency police.

The statement identified the perpetrator as the brother-in-law of one of the victims, but did not specify which one.

“Their bodies have been sent to the forensic pathologist in Kalar and the [suspect] has been detained on the order of a judge in accordance with the Article 406 [of the Iraqi Penal Code].”

Earlier on Monday, police in the Garmian administration said that a man was shot and killed by his cousin in Kalar’s Rizgari sub-district the night before.

(NRT Digital Media)