Citing security sources, Baghdad Today reported that he was assassinated by “unknown” gunmen.

Meanwhile, Shafaq News said that al-Husseinawy “died in mysterious circumstances.” There are no more details available at the time.

The assassination was the second of its kind in the past few days, Press TV reported.

On Thursday, Abdul-Zahra Nassir al-Maleki, a member of the Iraqi intelligence apparatus, was killed by unknown gunmen.

The assailants, who were riding a motorcycle, opened fire on al-Maleki’s car and fled to an unknown destination.

An Iraqi political alliance on Saturday warned of US plots to assassinate political and military figures in the country and pin the blame on resistance groups, after reports said the drones that recently targeted the Iraqi premier’s house took off from the American embassy in Baghdad.

“They know all Iraqi military and political officials; therefore, all of them are in danger,” Muhammad al-Baldawi, a member of the Fatah (Conquest) Alliance in the…