Car explosion! Former intelligence officer killed

A former Iraqi Kurdish intelligence officer was killed in a car explosion.


BY A STAFF REPORTER: A former member of an intelligence agency linked to a powerful Kurdish group in Iraq was killed in a car explosion in the town of Dohuk in the semi-remote region of Kurdistan on Sunday night, officials said.

Mohammad Mirza Sindi was previously an officer of the Parastin intelligence agency founded by the Kurdistan Democratic Party, one of the two main parties that ruled the northern Kurdistan region.

Security sources said the incident was being investigated and the cause of the blast was yet to be ascertained.