Representative of Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani Assassinated in Karbala


JNN Oct.15 2001 Mahand Mi’mar (Abu Zeinab), an eminent Shia cleric and the representative of Grand Ayatollah Sistani in holy city of Karbala, was martyred on October 11, in a terrorist attack in the holy city of Karbala.

Mahand Mi’mar (Abu Zeinab), an eminent Shia cleric and the representative of Grand Ayatollah Sistani in holy city of Karbala, was martyred on October 11, in a terrorist attack in the holy city  of Karbala.

The cleric was going home in his car after Maghrib and Isha prayers when he was shot dead by armed men.

They assassinated Abu Zeinab and his driver with guns equipped with silencer.

Security forces quickly arrived at the scene of the terrorist attack and began their investigation.

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

The holy city of Karbala has been scene of a number of terrorist attacks in the past few months, including one on September 12 in which 22 people were killed.

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