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Gunmen kill American aid worker in Baghdad

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Authorities have confirmed that gunmen murdered an American aid worker on Monday who was residing in Baghdad, Iraq.

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According to the Associated Press, the American was on his way home when he was cut off by a car before the gunmen in another car started shooting. 

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The American is said to have lived in the Karrada neighbourhood.

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Although they were in the car, the man's wife and child were unharmed. Although the U.S. embassy informed the outlet that an investigation was ongoing, the attack's motivation is still unknown.

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His real name has not yet been revealed. The killing has not yet been assigned a perpetrator by any group.

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Since the demise of the Islamic State, attacks on foreigners in the capital city of Iraq have decreased significantly, the outlet reported.

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