An employee of the United Nations Assistance Mission to Iraq (UNAMI) has been found dead with a sharp object injury in Iraq’s northern Kirkuk province.
While disclosing this on Sunday September 27, 2020, an Iraqi police officer said the body of a Filipino employee working with UNAMI was found at Kirkuk airport.
Police lieutenant Murad al-Jumaili identified the employee as Ronald Santos.
According to al-Jumaili, the UNAMI employee was stabbed by a knife, however, the motives behind the death remain unknown.
Neither the UN nor the Iraqi authorities issued any comment regarding the employee’s death.
In recent weeks, several attacks targeted the US Embassy in Iraq, US forces, and other troops involved in the International Coalition against Deash/ISIS terror group in Iraq.