Tribal leader killed in Fallujah shooting20/02/2012 14:33
ANBAR, Feb. 20 (AKNews) - A tribal leader was killed and two of his family members were injured today as insurgents attacked his house in Anbar’s Fallujah city.
Sheikh Kattab Shalal was at home with his family in al-Amiriyah district’s central al-Huraimat area, south of Fallujah, when a group of gunmen stormed his house, said First Leutenant Mohammed al-Dlaimi.
The incident is the second of its kind in two weeks in Fallujah city. On February 12, insurgents killed another tribal leader, Sheikh Najem Mustafa, his wife, two of his children and his brother with a homemade bomb in the same area. Mustafa was driving around the district in his car when the device struck his vehicle.
By Anwar Msarbat