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Instagram model, 22, is shot dead at the wheel of her Porsche convertible by jihad gunmen in Baghdad


Note to Democrats: This is the war on women, you hypocrites. Gunned down for “simply enjoying & loving life like other pretty girls.” It comes not long after two other women involved in the beauty industry were reported murdered in Iraq.

Instagram model, 22, is shot dead at the wheel of her Porsche convertible by gunmen in Baghdad

  • Tara Fares built an Instagram profile which had amassed 2.7 million followers
  • She was killed around 5.45am Thursday in Baghdad by unknown attackers
  • Her death is the latest in a spate of murders of well-known women in the country

By Miranda Aldersley For Mailonline, 28 September 2018

A model and Instagram influencer was fatally shot by unknown gunmen as she drove through the Iraqi capital on Thursday morning.

Tara Fares, 22, suffered ‘three fatal bullet wounds’ at the wheel of her Porsche convertible while driving through Baghdad’s central Camp Sarah district.

Her death has sent ripples through social media, where she had been building her own personal brand having amassed almost three million followers on Instagram.

Tara’s instagram says her interests are style, beauty and travel. She also had a YouTube channel, where she uploaded makeup tutorials and video blogs

The former 2015 beauty queen suffered three bullet wounds just before 6am local time

The former beauty queen was taken to Baghdad’s Sheik Zaid hospital at 5.45am local time.

She lived in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, and was said to rarely visit Baghdad.

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.

Rafeef al-Yaseri, who owned the ‘Barbie’ beauty centre, and Rasha al-Hassan, a beauty expert, died in mysterious circumstances at their homes in August.

Tara Fares (pictured) murder comes just days after that of Suad al-ali, an Iraqi human rights activist who was also shot in her car in the southern city of Basra

Gunned down for ‘simply enjoying & loving life like other pretty girls’: Tara’s death has sent shock waves through social media, with tributes flooding in on Twitter and Instagram

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