Targeting a Sadrist leader house in Basra

2020-09-22T18:56:32.000000Z

Shafaq News / a security source reported on Tuesday that unidentified persons threw a bomb on a Sadrist leader house in Basra, the southernmost city of Iraq, causing material damage.

The source told Shafaq News Agency, "Unidentified people threw a stun grenade at the house of a leader in the Sadrist movement in the center of Basrawithout resulted in casualties."

No further details were immediately available.

The Sadrist movement, led by Muqtada al-Sadr, who supports the Saairun Alliance, has 54 out of 329 seats in the Iraqi Parliament.

Al-Sadr enjoys a wide popularity among Shiites in the center and south of the country.

 

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