Right-wing extremists, no doubt. “Iraq anti-terror officer, family shot dead,” from AFP, May 19 (thanks to all who sent this in):
An Iraqi anti-terror officer, his wife and three children have been shot dead by gunmen in north Baghdad, security and medical officials said on Saturday.
The family was murdered on Friday evening, the officials said, taking to 10 the overall death toll from violence in the Iraqi capital a day ago, and 15 in the past two days, a notable increase from what had been a relative calm.
“Gunmen used silenced pistols to kill Captain Mahmud Abid, his wife and his three children yesterday (Friday) evening in their home in Kadhimiyah,” a predominantly Shiite Muslim neighbourhood in north Baghdad, an interior ministry official said….