New prisoner passes away in Nasiriyah prison


Shafaq News/ A security source in Dhi Qar Governorate reported on Wednesday the death of an inmate sentenced to death inside Nasiriyah Central Prison.

The source told Shafaq News Agency, "A 50-year-old inmate from Nineveh Governorate who was sentenced to death by hanging according to Article 4 of the Anti-Terrorism Law, died in Nasiriyah Central Prison (Al-Hout)."

"The cause of death was the inmate's sudden illness, after which he was transferred to the Turkish Hospital and died there," the source added.

No further details were disclosed.

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