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EXPOSED: Prominent Iraqi TikToker Fatally Shot In Baghdad Amid Crackdown On LGBTQ Community
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EXPOSED: Prominent Iraqi TikToker Fatally Shot In Baghdad Amid Crackdown On LGBTQ Community

A popular Iraqi TikTok personality was shot dead on Monday in Baghdad, an Iraqi security source told CNN. Known on social media as “Noor BM,” 23-year-old Noor Alsaffar had over 370,000 followers collectively on Instagram and TikTok. Alsaffar mostly posted short videos showing dresses, hair and makeup styles, often dancing to music. Following news of the shooting, many posted comments lamenting Alsaffar’s death. Some others cheered it, celebrating the man who fired the shot. The Iraqi security source told CNN that “an investigation has been opened,” speaking on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to speak to the media. “The deceased has been taken to the forensic department.” Khaled Almehna, spokesperson for the Iraqi police, described the attack as a “criminal incident”...