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Iraqi diplomat reported assassinated in Beirut

By With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Susan Garland / March 23, 1982



Beirut

Unidentified gunmen shot and killed an Iraqi diplomat near his embassy in a mainly Christian Beirut suburb, Beirut radio reported. Ali Hajem Sultan, third secretary at the embassy, was the latest victim of violence against diplomatic missions in Lebanon.

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