Iraq

Fadil al-Garaawi

15 June 2016

The 45-year-old photographer, who was employed by Iraq's Interior Ministry elite forces and contributed to other news outlets, was killed by a mortar round during fighting in Fallujah in the Iraqi province of Al Anbar.

He was killed when a mortar round landed near a group of journalists and members of the security forces in Fallujah, according to media reports. Three armed members of the security forces were also killed.