An Iranian state news agency had accused slain Iraqi activist Dr. Reham Yacoub of working for the US and against Iranian interests in Iraq.
Reham Yacoub was gunned down on Wednesday by assault rifle brandishing gunmen on the back of a motorcycle. (File photo)
Update: Graphic images show the aftermath of the assassination of Dr. Reham Yacoub in central Basra. The activist was a popular figure in the Iraqi city and took part in recent anti-government protests.https://t.co/OPAraWBlyn pic.twitter.com/iLU7x1o7mp— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) August 19, 2020