Two gunmen assassinate a university professor in southern Iraq | Gulf newspaper
Social media pioneers circulated a video documenting the moment of the assassination of a university professor near his house in the city of Nasiriyah, southern Iraq.
The video shows the 49-year-old academic, Aqil Abdullah Al-Nasseri, who left his home in Nasiriyah on Friday, heading to the College of Education to give a lecture, but two gunmen riding a motorcycle fired two bullets at him in the chest area, and he died instantly.
The Iraqi police opened an investigation to find out the circumstances of the accident and to identify the two perpetrators who fled and arrest them.
The Iraqi Ministry of Education called on the security authorities to complete the investigation and punish the perpetrators, calling for strengthening security protection for the teaching staff.
It is noteworthy that hours before the assassination of Al-Nasiri, unknown gunmen attacked a teacher in the center of Nasiriyah, and stabbed him with knives until he died.