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Targeted and cross fire killings

14 June 2018

The prominent journalist and editor of Rising Kashmir daily was shot dead outside his newspaper office in Srinagar, India by unidentified gunmen. ...

07 June 2018

The publisher and columnist of the community paper, Trends and Times, was shot by unidentified persons near the wet market of Panabo City in Davao del Norte. ...

02 June 2018

The journalist died just two days after his release from a Houthi prison and his family said that Al-Rakan died due to the torture that he had faced, according to his statements shortly before his death and to the report of the physician who exa ...

29 May 2018

The 40-year-old correspondent for the Excelsior, a national daily newspaper and contributor to local radio and TV stations, was found beaten to death in the state of Tamaulipas of the US border, according to prosecutors quoted in media reports. ...

28 May 2018

McComick, the reporter and Smeltzer both working for WYFF local television in North Carolina, died when a falling tree crushed their car as they drove down a highway during an assignment to cover extreme weather conditions in the area. ...

25 May 2018

The 52-year-old reporter for El Financiero newspaper was found dead in her home with stabs wounds. ...

15 May 2018

The TV host and Director of Tabasco radio station was gunned down as he left his home in Villahermosa, the capital of southern Tabasco state. ...

01 May 2018

The broadcaster on dyGB 91.7 FM where he presented Tug-anan, a daily programme, was on his way home after his programme when he was shot multiple times. The gunmen also shot the tires of the pedicab which was going to take Sestoso to hospital. ...

30 April 2018

The 29-year-old BBC reporter was killed in a separate attack in Eastern Khost province, near the border with Pakistan. Ahmad Shah was on his way when armed men on a motorbike opened fire and shot him dead. ...

30 April 2018

Nine journalists, including a female journalist, were killed in Kabul, Afghanistan in back-to-back suicide attacks, the second of which targeted the journalists who had gathered on the site of the first blast near the Afghan Intelligence service ...