A 22-year-old Iragi model and social media influencer was shot dead by unknown gunmen as she drove through Baghdad, Iraqi, on Thursday morning September 27th.
Tara Fares, an Instagram influencer, suffered three fatal bullet wounds at the wheel of her Porsche convertible while driving through Baghdad’s central Camp Sarah district.
Her death has shocked followers on social media, where she had been building her own personal brand having amassed almost three million followers on Instagram.
Her death was confirmed by the Iraqi Ministry of the Interior, which announced an investigation has been opened, Kurdistan 24 reported.
It comes not long after two other women involved in the beauty industry were reported murdered in Iraq. Also, on Wednesday, a human rights activist was shot dead as she got into her car in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, where violent anti-government protests have taken place in recent weeks.